Definition of Shah Jahan

1. Noun. Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666).

Generic synonyms: Emperor



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shah Jahan

Shabbat
Shabbos
Shabo
Shabuoth
Shadow Cabinet
Shadrach
Shaelyn
Shaffer-Hartmann method
Shafiite
Shafiites
Shaftesburian
Shaftesbury
Shaftesburyan
Shah
Shah Alam
Shah Jahan (current term)
Shah Palavi
Shah of Iran
Shahab
Shahaptian
Shahaptians
Shahbag
Shahmukhi
Shahn
Shahrivar
Shahzadah
Shaiva
Shaivas
Shaivism
Shaivist

Literary usage of Shah Jahan

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"During the early years of his reign Aurangzeb had fixed his capital at Delhi, while he kept his dethroned father, Shah Jahan, in close confinement at Agra. ..."

2. History of India by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson, Henry Miers Elliot, Romesh Chunder Dutt, Vincent Arthur Smith, Stanley Lane-Poole, Sir William Wilson Hunter, Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall (1906)
"CHAPTER IV Shah Jahan THE MAGNIFICENT 1628-1658 AD T IKE his father, Prince Khurram, who ascended JLJ the throne as Shah Jahan in January, 1628, ..."

3. Medieval India Under Mohammedan Rule, 712-1764 by Stanley Lane-Poole (1903)
"CHAPTER XIII SHAH-JAHAN THE MAGNIFICENT 1628-1658 LIKE his father, Prince Khurram, ... In every one of these respects Shah-Jahan refutes prophecy. ..."

4. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"1648-1658 tural glories, Shah Jahan planned the retransfer of the seat of ... Shah Jahan spent many years of his reign at Delhi, and prepared the city for ..."

5. A Collection of Treaties, Engagements, and Sunnuds, Relating to India and by India Foreign and Political Dept (1893)
"(Sd.) Shah Jahan BEGAM. /Sd.) LEPEL GRIFFIN, Agent to the Govr.-Genf. for Central India. ... Shah Jahan ..."

6. Promotion of Learning in India During Muhammadan Rule (by Muhammadans) by Narendra Nath Law, Henry Beveridge (1916)
"Though Shah Jahan is better known for his magnificence,—for the superb structures with which he beautified his Shah-Jahanabad or ..."

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