HyperDic: khomeini

English > 1 sense of the word Khomeini:
NOUNperson Khomeini, Ruholla Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruholla KhomeiniIranian religious leader of the Shiites
Khomeini > pronunciation
Soundshhowmey'niy; kowmey'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Khomeini: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningIranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi's regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989).
SynonymsRuholla Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
Instance ofreligious leaderleader of a religious order
SpanishAyatollah Khomeini
CatalanKhomeini

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