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patriarchate

noun pa·tri·arch·ate \ˈpā-trē-ˌär-kət, -ˌkāt\

Definition of PATRIARCHATE

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a :  the office, jurisdiction, or time in office of a patriarch
b :  the residence or headquarters of a patriarch
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First Known Use of PATRIARCHATE

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