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also Fei·sal or Fei·sul  (fī′səl) Full name Faisal bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud. 1906?-1975.
King of Saudi Arabia (1964-1975) who used oil revenue to increase industrialization and improve educational and medical facilities. He was assassinated by his nephew.


(ˈfaɪ səl)

1904–75, king of Saudi Arabia 1964–75.


(ˈfaɪ səl)
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Noun1.Faisal - king of Saudi Arabia from 1964 to 1975 (1906-1975)
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