Definition of Faisal in US English:

Faisal

proper noun

  • 1The name of two kings of Iraq.

    1. 1.1 Faisal I (1885–1933); reigned 1921–33. He was supported by the British and by fervent Arab nationalists. Under his rule, Iraq achieved full independence in 1932.
    2. 1.2 Faisal II (1935–58), grandson of Faisal I; reigned 1939–58.He was assassinated in a military coup, after which a republic was established.

Pronunciation

Faisal

/ˈfīsəl/