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/