Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name from Persian.
  • proper n. Class of Iranian missiles

Etymologies

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From Persian شهاب (shahâb, meteor), from Arabic شهاب (šihāb, meteor).

Examples

  • A childhood friend, Haseeb Ahmad, told AP that Qadri's family was religious and that he was an active member of an Islamic association called the Shahab-e-Islam Pakistan - or the Star of Islam in Pakistan, a street level group that organized a recent conference on the issue of blasphemy.

    Pakistani Governor Of Punjab Assassinated

  • But it's the missile called the Shahab-3 that has Western officials worried.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2008

  • A childhood friend, Haseeb Ahmad, told AP that Qadri's family was religious and that he was an active member of an Islamic association called the Shahab-e-Islam Pakistan - or the Star of

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • In addition to the missiles tested today, Iran is also believed to be developing longer range missiles, titled Shahab-4 and Shahab - 5, with increased range, payload, and accuracy.

    Missilethreat.com

  • Iran and North Korea have been working on extending the North Korean design for medium and long-range missiles to an Iranian design called the Shahab-3, the Shahab-4 and the Shahab-5.

    cara ellison

  • Iran is known to possess a medium-range ballistic missile known as the Shahab-3, which means

    Chicago news, weather, traffic - CBS 2 - WBBM

  • Iran is known to possess a medium-range ballistic missile known as the Shahab-3, which means "shooting star" in Farsi, with a range of at least 800 miles.

    Home - BostonHerald.com

  • The weapon was said to have a range close to 1,200 miles - similiar to another Iranian missile called Shahab 3 - easily putting USinterests in the region within reach.

    Safat: The KuwaitBlogs' Aggregator

  • The IAEA presented Iran in 2008 with intelligence it had obtained—both from Western intelligence officials and independently—that indicated Iran had been exploring ways to affix nuclear weapons to its long-range Shahab missiles.

    Iran Is Exploring Nuclear Weapons, Watchdog Says

  • Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan A screenshot from a propaganda video shows Shahab Dashti, left, one of the German men killed in an Oct. 5 drone attack in Pakistan.

    Probe Links European Plot to 9/11

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