Definition of Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi in English:

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Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi

Pronunciation: /ˌräfsänˈjänē/
(1934-), Iranian statesman and religious leader; president 1989–97. In 1978, he helped organize the mass demonstrations that led to the shah’s overthrow. As leader of Iran he sought to improve the country’s relations with the West.

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Syllabification: Raf·san·ja·ni, Ali Akbar Hashemi

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