Great-satan meaning

(pejorative) The United States of America, usually from the point of view of those Muslims who are hostile to it (especially in Iran).
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Origin of great-satan

  • A calque of Persian شیطان بزرگ (šaytân-e bozorg), which is more often the name of the largest of the three jamarat at which stones are thrown during the Hajj.

    From Wiktionary