Definition of Pahlavis
1. pahlavi [n] - See also: pahlavi
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pahlavis
pahlavis (current term)
Literary usage of Pahlavis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rise of Nations in the Soviet Union: American Foreign Policy and the by Michael Mandelbaum (1991)
"Internally, the latter must continue to manage resident Azerbaijanis, who for decades under the pahlavis and more recently under the mullahs have not been ..."
2. Faiths of Man: A Cyclopædia of Religions by James George Roche Forlong (1906)
"... and, like Professor Dawson, he suggests that they were pahlavis or Parthians. Buddhists in the Madras province of Kanchi-desa were called Palavas, ..."
3. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule by Audrey L. Altstadt (1992)
"Many ruling Iranian dynasties, such as the Safavids and, some would say, also the pahlavis, had in fact been Turks. 98. ..."
4. Human Rights and Comparative Foreign Policy by David P. Forsythe (2000)
"Both the pahlavis and the revolutionary government spoke of basic rights such as education, employment, housing, freedom of assembly, and fair trial. ..."
5. Democratization in the Middle East: Experiences, Struggles, Challenges by Amin Saikal, Albrecht Schnabel (2003)
"Radical secularization as typified by Kemalist Turkey and Iran under the pahlavis followed an authoritarian path. A more liberal secularization regime. as ..."