emperor haile selassie, once emperor of ethiopia, made himself the head of the ethiopian orthodox church and emphasised the 10 commandments to the people. founder of the rastafari movement. the term rastafari derives from his name before he was king... tafari, and ras... the swaheli term for king.
it no take nuttin at all fi hail di king
and bless me inna what me doin
it no take nuttin at all fi hail di king
selassie ada king of all kings

"Hail the king - Fanton Mojah"
by PPatel May 10, 2006
A name given to a strong femine. It means the power of the Holy trinity, it means beautiful, it means amazing. It is quite different from "Selasie".
Selassie's are the prettiest girls around and if you have one selassie you have five people in one human being. She is a power pack full of sweetness but in the end you wouldn't take her for granted because she has a "don't mess with me side" you don't want to see.
by Ogadin February 3, 2020
The last Emperor of Ethiopia who reigned until 1974. The name Haile Selassie means "Might of the Trinity" and was the name he assumed on becoming Emperor, having previously been known as Ras (Duke) Tafari Makonen.

Selassie, who was a faithful member of the Orthodox Church, is believed by most Rastafarians to be God incarnate (something he himself denied). Some believe he is the second coming of Christ (God the Son), others the incarnation of God the Father and some say he was the incarnation of both. Others simply believe he was a good man, chosen to lead people to faith in God.
Haile Selassie is the King of Kings and the Lion of Judah.
by Abune Paulos November 8, 2005