Definition of Shamir, Yitzhak in English:

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Shamir, Yitzhak

Pronunciation: /ʃaˈmɪə/
(1915–2012), Polish-born Israeli statesman, prime minister 1983-4 and 1986–92; Polish name Yitzhak Jazernicki. Under his leadership Israel did not retaliate when attacked by Iraqi missiles during the Gulf War, thereby possibly averting an escalation of the conflict.
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