sheikhdom

noun sheikh·dom \ ˈshēk-dəm , ˈshāk- , -təm \
variants: or sheikdom
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of sheikhdom

: a region under the rule of a sheikh

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1860

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Definition of sheikhdom for English Language Learners

  • : an area ruled by a sheikh


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