Definition of Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi in US English:

Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi

proper noun

  • (1934–2017), Iranian statesman and religious leader, president 1989–97. In 1978 he helped organize the mass demonstrations that led to the shah's overthrow. As leader of Iran he sought to improve the country's relations with the West.

Pronunciation

Rafsanjani, Ali Akbar Hashemi

/ˌräfsänˈjänē/