Meaning of padishah

pa•di•shah

Pronunciation: (pä'di-shä", -shô"), [key]
  1. (often cap.) great king; emperor (a title applied esp. formerly to the shah of Iran, the sultan of Turkey, and to the British sovereign as emperor in India).
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