Definition of "shah" [shah]

  • (noun) Used formerly as a title for the hereditary monarch of Iran.

Use "shah" in a sentence

  • "He was America's "shah"-and that has also been his undoing."
  • "The official national anthem of the shah was the "Imperial Salute of Iran.""
  • "It's hard to block out flashbacks of President Jimmy Carter's 1977 New Year's Eve statement that Iran under the shah was an island of stability in a troubled region - only months before that stability was shattered."

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