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Noun: Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini
  1. Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi's regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)
    - Khomeini, Ruholla Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini

Type of: religious leader

Encyclopedia: Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini