sheikhdom

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noun sheikh·dom \-dəm, -təm\
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sheikdom

Definition of sheikhdom

  1. :  a region under the rule of a sheikh

1860

First Known Use of sheikhdom

1860


SHEIKHDOM Defined for English Language Learners

sheikhdom

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noun sheikh·dom \-dəm, -təm\

Definition of sheikhdom for English Language Learners

  • : an area ruled by a sheikh


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