Examples of sultanate in a Sentence
His sultanate ended in 1923.
Recent Examples of sultanate from the Web
Yet some of the wealthiest 17th-century empires — from Ming China to the Ottoman sultanate — actually fared worst in the coldest decades of the Little Ice Age.
The sultanate expects to sell $7.5 billion in 2018 to help meet spending requirements.
Oman also reportedly arranged talks between US officials and Houthi representatives in the sultanate in 2016 during the Obama administration, but have failed to continue talks under the Trump administration.
The secret is definitely getting out: The sultanate welcomed a record 3 million visitors in 2016, a number that’s up 16.2 percent from 2015.
The sultanate of Oman, on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, previously accepted 10 Guantanamo prisoners from Yemen in January 2016.
The sultanate of Oman long has maintained its distance, serving as a crucial go-between Iran and the West.
The slump in oil prices since 2014 has put pressure on the finances of the sultanate, forcing it to join other Gulf countries in tapping international debt markets to plug budget shortfalls.
When the European powers carved up Africa in the nineteenth century, modern-day Somalia was still a patchwork of local sultanates dotting the Horn of Africa.
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First Known Use of sultanate
SULTANATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sultanate for English Language Learners
: a state or country that is ruled by a sultan
: the position of a sultan or the period of time when a sultan rules
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