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Used formerly as a title for the hereditary monarch of Iran.
[Persian shāh, king, from Old Persian khshāyathiya-.]
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a ruler of certain Middle Eastern countries, esp (formerly) Iran
[C16: from Persian: king]
n. (often cap.)
(formerly, in Iran) king; sovereign.
[1560–70; < Persian: king]