noun (plural Sophies)historical
A former title for the ruler of Persia, associated especially with the Safavid dynasty.
More example sentences
- 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.
from Arabic ṣafī-al-dīn 'pure of religion'.
Definition of Sophy in:
- The US English dictionary