Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for Tamerlane

Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)

References in periodicals archive ?
These pages come with a story, this one involving the feared nomadic conqueror, Timur, better known as Tamerlane in the English-speaking world.
Dragon, Dragon: Smuggler Tales, and Dragon: The Tower of Tamerlane are the current titles.
This horror scene may be hard to read for some, but it is a road map fit for history's most gruesome figures, from Tamerlane to Genghis Khan.
A journalist in the famed Silk Road city - which houses the mausoleum of feared 14th-century warlord Tamerlane - said police had cordoned off the centre and were not letting ordinary citizens or cars through.
The dinosaur has been christened Timurlengia euotica, meaning "well-eared Timurleng"--in reference to the 14th-century central Asian ruler Timurleng, or Tamerlane, and to the specimen's large inner ear.
Open Competition: Open Tender Number 3ZHFK To Design Small Apartment Houses On Landfills Railways Railway Stations: Berdyaush, Kuvandyk, Tamerlane, Tulip, Uprun, Chernigovka, Channel, Tarkhany; For The Construction Of Small Apartment Houses On Landfills Railways Railway Stations: Bishkil, Zlatoust Kyshtym, Shadrinsk, Shumikha, Poplar, Kapustin Yar, Karamysh, Kumylga, Rossosh.
Hoca's gift to Tamerlane": Everyone was frightened of Tamerlane, but Nasreddin Hoca was friendly with him.
He reports that the story of the cage was disputed by partisan Persian commentators, who wanted to venerate Tamerlane as a generous conqueror, but endorsed by Arabic, Italian, Greek, and Turkish sources.
The steppe campaigns of the Mongols and of Tamerlane are well-covered.
To scratch the surface of the multitude of subtopics here, Part One, "The Diffusion of Paper In Europe," takes time with, among other things, 1,001 Arabian Nights, the correspondence of Tamerlane, the European paper mill boom beginning in the 13th and 14th centuries, the different forms paper was taking, and the occupations making use of it.
In addition, Park Geun-hye visited Amir Timur Mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane.
While the White House meekly backs away from confronting foreign bad guys--acting like Boy George and Neville Chamberlain to Syria's Bashar al-Assad and Russia's Vladimir Putin--it acts like Tamerlane or Attila the Hun when confronting its own people from U.
The precious copy of the Holy Quran arrived in Kazakhstan in the 14th Century AD at the time of legendary Commander Tamerlane.
The precious copy of the Quran arrived in Kazakhstan in 14th Century AD at the time of the legendary Commander Tamerlane.
After the tragic bombing at the Marathon in Boston most reports, focusing on the motives behind the attacks in Boston, Massachusetts by Tamerlane and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, seem to suggest that the young recruiters to Jihad (holy struggle) are mainly misguided and frustrated idealists who bought into the idea of being defenders of the faith and pioneers in a movement to restore Islam to its former glory.