from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Haile Selassie Title of Ras Tafari Makonnen. 1892-1975. Emperor of Ethiopia (1930-1974). After the Italian invasion of his country (1936), he fled to England, returned to Ethiopia with Allied troops (1941), and was restored to the throne. He was deposed in a military coup (1974).
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- n. emperor of Ethiopia; worshipped by Rastafarians (1892-1975)
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