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Meaning of SHAH

Pronunciation:  shâ

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
 

SHAH is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: crowned head, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi, monarch, Pahlavi, Pahlevi, sovereign

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Shah\ (sh[aum]), n. [Per. sh[=a]h a king, sovereign,
prince. Cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Pasha}.]
The title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries,
especially Persia. [Written also {schah}.]

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

 

 

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