Definition of padishah in US English:

padishah

noun

historical
  • A title formerly used for various rulers, including the shah of Iran and the sultan of Turkey.

    • ‘In the Sultan's letters, the king of France was called padishah or emperor, like the Sultan himself.’
    • ‘During this time the lala was travelling in the wedding procession to the palace of the Padishah to whom the Princess was to be given in marriage.’
    • ‘The next day the Hoja went to the palace of the padishah and got two pounds of gold.’

Pronunciation

padishah

/ˌpädəˈSHä/