Definitions for sobieskisɔˈbyɛs ki
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: John2 (def. 1). 2 1 1
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
surname of the great patriot king of Poland, John III., in the 17th century; born at Olesko, in Galicia; was elected king of Poland in 1674, having, by repeated victories over the Turks and Russians, shown himself the greatest soldier of his country; proved a wise and brave ruler, a true leader of his people, and with unbroken success defied the utmost efforts of the infidel Turks (1624-1696).