Definition of Sophy in English:

Sophy

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊfi
 
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noun (plural Sophies)

historical
A former title for the ruler of Persia, associated especially with the Safavid dynasty.
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  • In the middle ages, the King of Persia was known to the western world as "The Great Sophy", derived from the name of the ruling dynasty, the Safavids.

Origin

from Arabic ṣafī-al-dīn 'pure of religion'.

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