shah

noun, often capitalized \ ˈshä , ˈshȯ \

Definition of shah

:a sovereign of Iran

shahdom

play \ˈshä-dəm, ˈshȯ-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of shah

Persian shāh king — more at check


SHAH Defined for English Language Learners

shah

noun

Definition of shah for English Language Learners

  • : a king of Iran in past times


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