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Faisal

[fahy-suh l] /ˈfaɪ səl/
noun
1.
(Faisal Abdul-Aziz al Saud al Faisal) 1904–75, king of Saudi Arabia 1964–75 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Saud).

Faisal I

noun
1.
1885–1933, king of Syria 1920; king of Iraq 1921–33.
Also, Feisal I, Feisul I.

Faisal II

noun
1.
1935–58, king of Iraq 1939–58 (grandson of Faisal I).
Also, Feisal II, Faisul II.
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British Dictionary definitions for Faisal

Faisal I

/ˈfaɪsəl/
noun
1.
1885–1933, king of Syria (1920) and first king of Iraq (1921–33): a leader of the Arab revolt against the Turks (1916–18)

Faisal II

noun
1.
1935–58, last king of Iraq (1939–58)
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Encyclopedia Article for Faisal

Faisal II

the last king of Iraq, who reigned from 1939 to 1958.

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