Definition of Tamburlaine

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

Exact synonyms: Tamerlane, Timur, Timur Lenk
Generic synonyms: Ruler, Swayer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamburlaine

Tamara Karsavina
Tamari lattice
Tamari lattices
Tamaricaceae
Tamarindus
Tamarindus indica
Tamarix
Tamasheq
Tamaulipas
Tamazight
Tamblin
Tambling
Tamblyn
Tambocor
Tambov
Tamburlaine (current term)
Tamera
Tamerlane
Tameside
Tamiami virus
Tamias striatus
Tamiasciurus
Tamiasciurus douglasi
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Tamien
Tamiflu
Tamil
Tamil Nadu
Tamil Tiger
Tamil Tigers

Literary usage of Tamburlaine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1901)
"2566-70- The Prologue to ' 1 Tamburlaine ' promis*«» the spectacle of Tamburlaine Scourging kingdoms with his conquering sword» and in several places the ..."

2. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"Whirl) is, God kno« s. about that Tamburlaine, That, like a fox in midst uf ... Oft have I heard your majesty complain at Of Tamburlaine, that sturdy ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"Tamburlaine — It shall suffice thou darest abide a wound: My boy, thou shalt not lose a drop of blood Before we meet the army of the Turk; ..."

4. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"The first part of Marlowe's Tamburlaine was acted in 1587. ... The Kings have bits in their mouths, and Tamburlaine drives them before him, lashing them ..."

5. The Oxford Treasury of English Literature by Grace Eleanor Hadow (1907)
"In Part I Tamburlaine, the Scythian shepherd, collects a body of men, first for plunder, ... At the outset of his fortunes Tamburlaine has captured ..."

6. The Oxford Treasury of English Literature by Grace Eleanor Hadow (1907)
"In Part I Tamburlaine, the Scythian shepherd, collects a body of men, first for plunder, ... At the outset of hig fortunes Tamburlaine has captured ..."

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