Shah

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Shah \Shah\ (sh[aum]), noun [Per. sh[=a]h a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Pasha}.] A former title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia and Iran. [Written also {schah}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

{Shah Nameh}. [Per., Book of Kings.] A celebrated historical poem written by Firdousi, being the most ancient in the modern Persian language. --Brande & C.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Shah

noun

1: title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran [syn: {Shah}, {Shah of Iran}]


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