Definition of Shahn

1. Noun. United States artist whose work reflected social and political themes (1898-1969).

Exact synonyms: Ben Shahn, Benjamin Shahn
Generic synonyms: Painter



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shahn

Shafiite
Shafiites
Shaftesburian
Shaftesbury
Shaftesburyan
Shah
Shah Alam
Shah Jahan
Shah Palavi
Shah of Iran
Shahab
Shahaptian
Shahaptians
Shahbag
Shahmukhi
Shahn
Shahrivar
Shahzadah
Shaiva
Shaivas
Shaivism
Shaivist
Shaivists
Shaivite
Shaivites
Shak
Shaker
Shakeress
Shakeresses
Shakerism

Literary usage of Shahn

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians by Theodore Baker (1919)
"... [shahn-bohn-yar'l, Jacques Champion (called "Champion de Chamb."), a cembalist of the 17th century (d. circa 1670), first chamber-cembalist to ..."

2. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bombay by Asiatic Society of Bombay (1885)
"... the Receptacle of the Confidence of King shahn. Narayan was appointed Pratinidhi AD 1712. Here the attribute R "felly HPT by the strict rules of ..."

3. NBC Handbook of Pronunciationby James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc by James Frederick Bender, National Broadcasting Company, inc (1834)
"In the case of French words such as chanteuse, two approximations of the vowel sound in the final syllable are commonly heard : shahr TERZ and shahn TOO ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"For, from the lofty balcony, Their clanging bowls old warriors quaffed, Rung trumpet, shahn, and psaltery: Loudly they spoke and loudly laughed; ..."

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