Definitions for padishahˈpɑ dɪˌʃɑ, -ˌʃɔ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pa•di•shahˈpɑ dɪˌʃɑ, -ˌʃɔ(n.)
(often cap.) great king; emperor (a title, esp. of the shah of Iran).
Origin of padishah:
1605–15; < Pers (poetical form), =pādi- (earlier pati) lord +shāhshah
a ruler of a Muslim country or state
Origin: From پادشاه, Pahlavi pātaqšāh.
chief ruler; monarch; sovereign; -- a title of the Sultan of Turkey, and of the Shah of Persia
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
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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