noun see shah

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shahdom — See shah. * * * …   Universalium

  • shahdom — n. position of shah, territory ruled by the shah (prior to the Islamic Revolution) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shahdom — shah·dom …   English syllables

  • shahdom — ˈshädəm, ˈshȯd , ˈshȧd noun ( s) 1. : the state or territory ruled by a shah 2. : the rank or dignity of a shah …   Useful english dictionary

  • shah — shahdom, n. /shah, shaw/, n. (often cap.) (formerly, in Iran) king; sovereign. [1560 70; < Pers: king] * * * (as used in expressions) Ahmad Shah Durrani Khwarezm Shah dynasty Masjed e Shah Nadir Shah Nasir al Din Shah Naser od Din Shah Pahlavi… …   Universalium

  • shah — noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Persian shāh king more at check Date: 1566 a sovereign of Iran • shahdom noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Persian Empire — The Persian Empire was a series of Iranian empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau, the original Persian homeland, and beyond in Western Asia, Central Asia and the Caucasus. The most widespread entity considered to have been a Persian Empire… …   Wikipedia

  • shah — [ʃα:] noun a title of the former monarch of Iran. Derivatives shahdom noun Origin C16: from Pers. šāh, from Old Pers. ḵšāyaṯiya king …   English new terms dictionary

  • Shah — n. hist. a title of the former monarch of Iran. Derivatives: shahdom n. Etymology: Pers. sah f. OPers. ksaytiya king …   Useful english dictionary

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