Definition of Khomeini, Ruhollah in English:

Khomeini, Ruhollah

Syllabification: Kho·mei·ni, Ruhollah
Pronunciation: /kōˈmānē, KHō-, ˌKHōmāˈnē
( 1900–89), Iranian Shiite Muslim leader; known as Ayatollah Khomeini. He returned from exile in 1979 to lead an Islamic revolution that overthrew the shah. He established Iran as a fundamentalist Islamic republic and relentlessly pursued the Iran-Iraq War 1980–88.

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