Definitions for padishahˈpɑ dɪˌʃɑ, -ˌʃɔ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pa•di•shahˈpɑ dɪˌʃɑ, -ˌʃɔ(n.)

  1. (often cap.) great king; emperor (a title, esp. of the shah of Iran).

    Category: Government

Origin of padishah:

1605–15; < Pers (poetical form), =pādi- (earlier pati) lord +shāhshah

Wiktionary

  1. Padishah(Noun)

    a ruler of a Muslim country or state

  2. Origin: From پادشاه, Pahlavi pātaqšāh.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Padishah(noun)

    chief ruler; monarch; sovereign; -- a title of the Sultan of Turkey, and of the Shah of Persia

Freebase

  1. Padishah

    Padeshah, Padshah or Padishah is a superlative royal title, composed of the Persian pād "master" and the widespread shāh "king", which was adopted by several monarchs claiming the highest rank, roughly equivalent to the ancient Persian notion of "The Great" or "Great King", and later adopted by post-Achaemenid and Christian Emperors.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Padishah

    from two Persian words meaning "protector prince," is a title given to the Shah of Persia and the Sultan of Turkey, and at one time applied, among others, to the Emperors of Austria and Russia.

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