Definition of shah
: a sovereign of Iran
shahdomplay \ˈshä-dəm, ˈshȯ-\ noun
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But the uprising quickly chased the terminally ill shah from his throne.
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SHAH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shah for English Language Learners
: a king of Iran in past times
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