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1) Hoveida, Amir Abbas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hoveida, Amir Abbas, (amer´ ab-bas´ hova´da) (KEY) , 1919-79, Iranian political leader, prime minister of Iran (1965-77). After serving (1958-64) with the National...

2) amir. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Variant of emir....

3) Admiral. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...corruption of Amir-al. Milton, speaking of Satan, says:- 1 "His spear (to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills, to be the mast Of some tall amiral,...

4) Qatar. The World Factbook. 2003
...the Qatari economy was crippled by a continuous siphoning off of petroleum revenues by the amir, who had ruled the country since 1972. He was overthrown by his son,...

5) c. Afghanistan. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...c. Afghanistan (See 1911) 1919, Feb. 20 Murder of AMIR HABIBULLAH, which touched off a struggle for the succession. His brother, Nasrullah, was proclaimed emir by...

6) Hu'bal. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...An Arab idol brought from Bulka, in Syria, by Amir Ibn-Lohei, who asserted that it would procure rain when wanted. It was the statue of a man in red agate; one hand...

7) Bahrain. The World Factbook. 2003
...and refining and has transformed itself into an international banking center. The new amir, installed in 1999, has pushed economic and political reforms and has worked...

8) Mansur, al-, 914-1002, Moorish regent of Cordoba. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mansur, al-, 914–1002, Moorish regent of Córdoba, (Muhammad ibn Abi-Amir al-Mansur billah), 914-1002, Moorish regent of Cordoba, known in Spanish as Almanzor. He...

9) 1947, May-July. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Indonesian authorities. 1 June 26 Prime Minister Sjahrir resigned, but his successor, Amir Sjarifoeddin, was no more successful in solving the deadlock in the negotiations....

10) Buyid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...caliphs were reduced to administrative figureheads, while Ahmed ruled under the title of amir al-umara, or chief commander. Buyid control peaked during the reign...

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