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ayatollah

noun [C] uk   /ˌaɪ.əˈtɒl.ə/  us   /-ˈtoʊ.lə/
an important religious leader of Shiite Muslims in Iran
Translations of “ayatollah”
in Chinese (Traditional) 阿亞圖拉(伊朗伊斯蘭什葉派領袖的稱號)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阿亚图拉(伊朗伊斯兰什叶派领袖的称号)…
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