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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.
Parveen Shah, Vice Chancellor, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur presided over the ceremony.
Shah Deniz Stage 2 is a giant project that will add a further 16 billion cubic meters per year (bcma) of gas production to the approximately 9 bcma produced by Shah Deniz Stage 1.
According to the messages analyzed by the New York Magazine, 33-year-old Shah, who was involved with the Republican National Committee (RNC) during&nbsp;the 2016 presidential elections, also described the release of the "Access Hollywood" tape as "some justice.
Shah the clear frontrunner for the Primary Election on March 20th.
Acting on the application, the court ordered registering a case against Shah as well as witnesses and registrar of his nikah.
Nothing captures his deeds more than that evocative couplet by the immortal Waris Shah (1722 - 1798), which reads: