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imamate

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noun, often capitalized imam·ate \-ˈmä-ˌmāt, -ˈma-\

Definition of imamate

  1. 1 :  the office of an imam

  2. 2 :  the region or country ruled over by an imam



Circa 1741

First Known Use of imamate

circa 1741


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