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Pronunciation : Shah
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Per. shah a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. Checkmate, Chess, Pasha.]
Definition : Defn: The title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia. [Written also schah.] Shah Nameh. Etym: [Per., Book of Kings.] A celebrated historical poem written by Firdousi, being the most ancient in the modern Persian language. Brande & C.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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