despotate

noun
des·po·tate | \ -pəˌtāt \
variants: or less commonly despotat \-tat \
plural -s

Definition of despotate 

: a state or principality ruled by a despot

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History and Etymology for despotate

French despotat, from despote + -at -ate

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