Riza Shah Pahlavi

[ri-zah shah pah-luh-vee, shaw] /rɪˈzɑ ˈʃɑ ˈpɑ ləˌvi, ˈʃɔ/
Pahlavi (def 2).
noun, plural Pahlavis for 3.
Muhammad Riza (or Reza)
[ri-zah] /rɪˈzɑ/ (Show IPA), 1919–80, shah of Iran 1941–79; in exile after 1979 (son of Riza Shah Pahlavi).
Riza (or Reza) Shah, 1877–1944, shah of Iran 1925–41.
(lowercase) a former gold coin of Iran, equal to 20 rials.
Mohammed Reza (ˈriːzə). 1919–80, shah of Iran (1941–79); forced into exile (1979) during civil unrest following which an Islamic republic was established led by the Ayatollah Khomeini
his father, Reza. 1877–1944, shah of Iran (1925–41). Originally an army officer, he gained power by a coup d’état (1921) and was chosen shah by the National Assembly. He reorganized the army and did much to modernize Iran
the Middle Persian language, esp as used in classical Zoroastrian and Manichean literature


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