/khah'meuh nay", kah'-/ Pers. /khah'me nay"/, n.
Ayatollah Mohammed Ali, born 1939, chief Islamic leader of Iran since 1989.

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  • Khamenei — /haˈmeɪni/ (say hah maynee) noun Ayatollah Sayyed Ali, born 1940, Iranian religious leader and politician; president of Iran 1981–89; succeeded the Ayatollah Khomeini as spiritual leader of Iran in 1989 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Khamenei — /khah meuh nay , kah / Pers. /khah me nay /, n. Ayatollah Mohammed Ali, born 1939, chief Islamic leader of Iran since 1989 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Khamenei, Ali — ▪ president of Iran born July 15, 1939?, Meshed, Iran    Iranian Shīʿite clergyman and politician who served as president of Iran (1981–89) and as that country s rahbar, or leader, from 1989. A religious figure of some significance, Khamenei was… …   Universalium

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