Definition of Shamir, Yitzhak in English:

Shamir, Yitzhak

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Shamir, Yitzhak

/ʃaˈmɪə/