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Today is 18 Jalál, 174 B.E. (Apr 26, 2017)

Language of Origin: Farsi (Persian)

Title: King

Sháh is a Persian term for a king (leader) that has been adopted in many other languages. In western languages, the term shah is often used as an imprecise rendering of shāhanshāh (meaning king of kings). Usually shortened to shāh it is the term for an Iranian monarch and was used by most of the former rulers of the Iranian empires, many nationalities of Iranian origin, or under cultural influence.

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