Khomeini definition

  • others:
    • Khomeini, Ayatollah Ruholla 1900-1989. Iranian Shiite leader and mind of condition (1979-1989). Arrested (1963) and exiled (1964) for his resistance to Shah Muhammad Reza Pahlavi's regime, he gone back to Iran in the shah's downfall (1979) and established a new constitution providing himself supreme powers. Their reign had been marked by a return to rigid observance for the Islamic rule.
  • noun:
    • Iranian religious frontrunner of the Shiites; whenever Shah Pahlavi's regime dropped Khomeini established a new constitution giving himself supreme powers (1900-1989)

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