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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

[ʃɑː] Ncha m

Shah

[ˈʃɑː] nchah m, shah m

Shah

nSchah m

shah

[ʃɑː] nscià m inv
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The Shah ordered him to construct an edifice of this kind.
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?
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.
Shahs campaign has over $600,000 cash on hand, making Dr.
Sapan Shah continued his impressive fundraising, showing a strong, vibrant campaign poised to win in both March and November.
For five hundred years, oil-rich Iran had been ruled by powerful kings called Shahs.
For the next 25 years, the Shah spent billions of dollars trying to modernize Iran and buying weapons, while most Iranians lived in poverty.
Shahs broad background includes 16 years as a venture investor, business and technology executive, and entrepreneur.
In the predawn hours one recent morning, Darshana Shah padded into her kitchen and flipped on the light, a lone beacon in her slumbering Tulsa Street neighborhood.