Definition of Sophy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsəʊfi/

noun (plural Sophies)

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.


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

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