Definition of Tamerlane in English:

Tamerlane

(also Tamburlaine)

proper noun

  • (1336–1405), Mongol ruler of Samarkand 1369–1405; Tartar name Timur Lenk (“lame Timur”). Leading a force of Mongols and Turks, he conquered Persia, northern India, and Syria and established his capital at Samarkand. He was the ancestor of the Mogul dynasty in India.

Pronunciation:

Tamerlane

/ˈtamərˌlān-/