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shah

 (shä)
n.
Used formerly as a title for the hereditary monarch of Iran.

[Persian shāh, king, from Old Persian khshāyathiya-.]

shah′dom n.

shah

(ʃɑː)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a ruler of certain Middle Eastern countries, esp (formerly) Iran
[C16: from Persian: king]
ˈshahdom n

shah

(ʃɑ, ʃɔ)

n. (often cap.)
(formerly, in Iran) king; sovereign.
[1560–70; < Persian: king]
shah′dom, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shah - title for the former hereditary monarch of IranShah - title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
crowned head, monarch, sovereign - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Translations
šachšáh
شاه
šaahi
sjah
šach
šah
шагшах

Shah

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Shah

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shah

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The Shah ordered him to construct an edifice of this kind.
That of the youngest was marked by all the magnificence that was customary at the marriage of the Shah of Persia, while the festivities attending the nuptials of the Sultan's baker and his chief cook were only such as were suitable to their conditions.
They talked so freely and used such language, that the Shah ordered out his soldiers and attacked them.
There is Sikandar Khan, Nur Ali Beg, and Farrukh Shah all heads of kafilas [caravans] - who deal there,' said the Flower.
Farrukh Shah is a bear, Ali Beg a swashbuckler, and old Sikandar Khan - yaie
Lawrence wore that fine black beard in the chest upstairs, when he was Shah of Persia?
Throughout the story, Waris Shah depicts the qazis as the most corrupt persons who always collaborate with the feudal lords against the common people.
Sabir Hussain of Basti Daim Shah had filed an application with the DCO alleging that former councillor Riaz Hussain Shah had illegally occupied primary school Shah Alam and stole furniture, bricks and other material worth Rs 300,000 from the school.
Turkey's Energy & Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said the Shah Deniz II project would be an important source to provide natural gas to Turkey within 15 years.
I've done a hell of a lot of terrible movies," Shah, who was visiting Cairo last week, told Daily News Egypt.
I had never even heard of the Clark Tournament," said Shah, who hopes to get a first-hand look at the tournament next month, though it may also be the last time the Rangers play because enrollment at Westboro High School is on the verge of outgrowing the prestigious small-school tournament.
Shah, along with Khurram Rafiq and Hanif Hussain, both 20, first struck when they kidnapped a 19-year-old victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons.