emirate

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noun emir·ate \ˈe-mə-rət, -ˌrāt\

Definition of emirate

  1. :  the state or jurisdiction of an emir

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1847

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1847


EMIRATE Defined for English Language Learners

emirate

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Definition of emirate for English Language Learners

  • : the country or position of an emir


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