Khomeini [kō mān′ē, kəmān′ē]
Ayatollah Ruholla (Mussaui) [roo hō′lə] 1900-89; fundamentalist religious leader of Iran (1979-89)

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  • Khomeini —   [xɔ meɪni; nach seinem Geburtsort], Chomeini, Ruhollah Mussawi Hendi, iranischer Schiitenführer (Ayatollah), Gründer der Islamischen Republik Iran, * Khomein (Zentralprovinz) 17. 5. 1900, ✝ Teheran 3. 6. 1989; stammt aus einer alten… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Khomeini — Ajatollah Ruhollah Chomeini Chomeini Porträt auf einer Hauswand im Iran Ruhollah Musavi Chomeini (auch Khomeini; Persisch ‏آیت‌الله روح‌الله موسوی خمینی …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Khomeini — Rouhollah Khomeini Rouhollah Mousavi Khomeini (en persan : روح‌الله موسوی خمینی), aussi transcrit Khomeiny ou Khomeyni (17 mai 1902, Khomein 3 juin 1989, Téhéran) était un dignitaire religieux chiite possédant les titres d ayatollah et de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Khomeini — noun Iranian religious leader of the Shiites; when Shah Pahlavi s regime fell Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900 1989) • Syn: ↑Ruholla Khomeini, ↑Ayatollah Khomeini, ↑Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini • Instance… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khomeini — Kho|mei|ni, Ayatollah (1900 89) a religious and political leader in Iran, who was the head of its Islamic government from 1979 until his death. Khomeini demanded the exact following of Islamic laws …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Khomeini — n. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (1900 1989), Iranian Shiite religious leader who ruled Iran after the 1979 evolution that overthrew Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Khomeini — biographical name Ayatollah Ruholla Mussaui 1900 1989 religious leader of Iran (1979 89) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Khomeini — /khoh may nee, khoo /; Pers. /khaw may nee /, n. Ayatollah Ruhollah /rooh hoh leuh/; Pers. /rddooh haw lah /, 1900? 89, Islamic leader of Iran 1979 89. * * * …   Universalium

  • Khomeini — Kho•mei•ni [[t]xoʊˈmeɪ ni, koʊ [/t]] n. big Ayatollah Ru•hol•lah [[t]ruˈhoʊ lə[/t]] 1900?–89, chief Islamic leader of Iran 1979–89 …   From formal English to slang

  • Khomeini — /hoʊˈmeɪni/ (say hoh maynee) noun Ayatollah Ruhollah /aɪəˈtɒlə ruˈhɒla/ (say uyuh toluh rooh holah) (Ruhollah Hendi), 1901–89, spiritual leader of Iran s Shiite Muslims and leader of the movement which overthrew the Shah in 1979 after which he… …   Australian English dictionary

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