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sheikhdom (Also sheikhdoms) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to sheikhdom

khalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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sheik

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief.
  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; fashion plate.

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tyrant

  • noun a cruel and oppressive dictator
    autocrat; despot.
  • noun in ancient Greece, a ruler who had seized power without legal right to it

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bourbon

  • noun a reactionary politician in the United States (usually from the South)
  • noun whiskey distilled from a mash of corn and malt and rye and aged in charred oak barrels

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hanoverian

  • noun any of the British rulers who were members of the House of Hanover
  • noun a member (or supporter) of the house of Hanover

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political_system

  • noun the members of a social organization who are in power
    form of government.

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prince

  • noun a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)

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barony

  • noun the estate of a baron
  • noun the rank or dignity or position of a baronet or baroness
    baronetcy.

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overlord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; master.

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regent

  • noun members of a governing board
    trustee.
  • noun someone who rules during the absence or incapacity or minority of the country's monarch

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ameer

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    emir; emeer; amir.

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puppet_leader

  • noun a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    puppet ruler.

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hakim

  • noun a Muslim ruler or governor or judge
  • noun a Muslim physician
    hakeem.

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lord

  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    overlord; master.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Divine; Maker; Godhead.

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kingdom

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    land; realm.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun a country with a king as head of state

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principality_of_monaco

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera
    Monaco.

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imperium

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    empire.
  • noun supreme authority; absolute dominion

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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ruler

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    swayer.
    • swayer of the universe
  • noun measuring stick consisting of a strip of wood or metal or plastic with a straight edge that is used for drawing straight lines and measuring lengths
    rule.

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arab

One of a swarthy race occupying Arabia, and numerous in Syria, Northern Africa, etc.

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turk

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Turkey

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monaco

  • noun a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera
    Principality of Monaco.

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muscovy

  • noun a Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries; Moscow was the capital

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earl

  • noun a British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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crowned_head

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; sovereign.

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numidia

  • noun an ancient kingdom (later a Roman province) in North Africa in an area corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria

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mogul

  • noun a bump on a ski slope
  • noun a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    Moghul.

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domain

  • noun a particular environment or walk of life
    arena; sphere; area; orbit; field.
    • his social sphere is limited
    • it was a closed area of employment
    • he's out of my orbit
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    land; demesne.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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archduchy

  • noun the domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess

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empire

  • noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    imperium.
  • noun a group of countries under a single authority
    • the British created a great empire

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suzerainty

  • noun the position or authority of a suzerain
    • under the suzerainty of...
  • noun the domain of a suzerain

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decree

  • noun a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    edict; fiat; order; rescript.
    • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
  • verb issue a decree
    • The King only can decree

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feoff

  • noun a piece of land held under the feudal system
    fief.

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pharaoh

  • noun the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
    Pharaoh of Egypt.

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cambria

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
    Wales; Cymru.

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calif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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ethnarch

  • noun the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority
    • the election of Makarios III to archbishop gave him the status of the ethnarch of Cyprus

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grand_duchy

  • noun the domain controlled by a grand duke or grand duchess

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crowned

  • adjective having an (artificial) crown on a tooth
    • had many crowned teeth
  • verb invest with regal power; enthrone
    coronate; crown.
    • The prince was crowned in Westminster Abbey

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russia

  • noun a former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia and others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991
    Soviet Union; USSR; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
  • noun formerly the largest Soviet Socialist Republic in the USSR occupying eastern Europe and northern Asia
    Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic; Soviet Russia.

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emir

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emeer; amir.

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sultan

  • noun the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
    grand Turk.

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country

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; nation; state; body politic.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
  • noun the territory occupied by a nation
    state; land.
    • he returned to the land of his birth
    • he visited several European countries

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persian_empire

  • noun an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
    Persia.

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sheikh

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief; sheik.

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swayer

  • noun a person who rules or commands
    ruler.
    • swayer of the universe

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puppet_ruler

  • noun a leader or ruler who is chosen by a despot to head a government
    puppet leader.

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timur

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine.

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duke

  • noun a British peer of the highest rank
  • noun a nobleman (in various countries) of high rank

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pharaoh_of_egypt

  • noun the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
    Pharaoh.

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kalif

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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khanate

  • noun the realm of a khan
  • noun the position of a khan

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rex

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; king.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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inca

  • noun a ruler of the Incas (or a member of his family)
  • noun a member of the Quechuan people living in the Cuzco valley in Peru
    Incan; Inka.

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timur_lenk

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Tamburlaine; Timur.

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puppet

  • noun a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
    marionette.
  • noun a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else
    tool; creature.

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wales

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
    Cambria; Cymru.
  • noun a raised mark on the skin (as produced by the blow of a whip); characteristic of many allergic reactions
    wheal; wale; weal; welt.

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tribal_sheikh

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheik; Arab chief; sheik.

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khan

  • noun a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
  • noun an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
    caravan inn; caravanserai; caravansary.

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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sovereign

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    monarch; crowned head.
  • adjective satellite (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces
    self-governing; independent; autonomous.
    • an autonomous judiciary
    • a sovereign state

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imperial

  • noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
    imperial beard.
  • noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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master

  • noun an artist of consummate skill
    maestro.
    • a master of the violin
    • one of the old masters
  • noun a person who has general authority over others
    lord; overlord.

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viscounty

  • noun the dignity or rank or position of a viscount or viscountess
    viscountcy.
  • noun the domain controlled by a viscount or viscountess

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dictator

  • noun a speaker who dictates to a secretary or a recording machine
  • noun a ruler who is unconstrained by law
    potentate.

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tudor

  • noun an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
    House of Tudor.
  • noun United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)
    Antony Tudor.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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medium

  • noun a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  • noun the surrounding environment
    • fish require an aqueous medium

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grand_turk

  • noun the ruler of a Muslim country (especially of the former Ottoman Empire)
    sultan.

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duchy

  • noun the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
    dukedom.

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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stuart

  • noun United States painter best known for his portraits of George Washington (1755-1828)
    Gilbert Stuart; Gilbert Charles Stuart.
  • noun a member of the royal family that ruled Scotland and England

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arabian_peninsula

  • noun a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
    Arabia.

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dukedom

  • noun the dignity or rank or position of a duke
  • noun the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
    duchy.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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tribal

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of a tribe
    • tribal customs

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kaliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; caliph; kalif; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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fiefdom

  • noun the domain controlled by a feudal lord
  • noun an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group

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male

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    male person.

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links

  • noun a golf course that is built on sandy ground near a shore
    golf links.
  • noun the means of connection between things linked in series
    nexus; link.

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male_monarch

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    king; Rex.

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earldom

  • noun the dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess
  • noun the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess

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roman_empire

  • noun an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire; at its peak lands in Europe and Africa and Asia were ruled by ancient Rome

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caliph

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    khalifah; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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realm

  • noun a domain in which something is dominant
    kingdom; land.
    • the untroubled kingdom of reason
    • a land of make-believe
    • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south
  • noun the domain ruled by a king or queen
    kingdom.

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emirate

  • noun the domain controlled by an emir
  • noun the office of an emir

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tribal_sheik

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheikh; Arab chief; sheik.

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princedom

  • noun the dignity or rank or position of a prince
  • noun territory ruled by a prince
    principality.

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demesne

  • noun extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    land; landed estate; estate; acres.
    • the family owned a large estate on Long Island
  • noun territory over which rule or control is exercised
    domain; land.
    • his domain extended into Europe
    • he made it the law of the land

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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cymru

  • noun one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria
    Wales; Cambria.

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ottoman_empire

  • noun a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire
    Turkish Empire.

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turkish_empire

  • noun a Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire
    Ottoman Empire.

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emeer

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emir; amir.

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tamburlaine

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Tamerlane; Timur Lenk; Timur.

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persia

  • noun an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
    Persian Empire.
  • noun a theocratic Islamic republic in the Middle East in western Asia; Iran was the core of the ancient empire that was known as Persia until 1935; rich in oil
    Iran; Islamic Republic of Iran.

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khalifah

  • noun the civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
    caliph; kalif; kaliph; khalif; calif.
    • many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world

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arab_chief

  • noun the leader of an Arab village or family
    sheikh; tribal sheikh; tribal sheik; sheik.

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land

  • noun the land on which real estate is located
    • he built the house on land leased from the city
  • noun material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)
    soil; ground.
    • the land had never been plowed
    • good agricultural soil

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noun

  • noun a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
  • noun the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition

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egypt

  • noun a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
    Arab Republic of Egypt; United Arab Republic.
  • noun an ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament
    Egyptian Empire.

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rule

  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    regulation.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; convention.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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tamerlane

  • noun Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
    Timur Lenk; Tamburlaine; Timur.

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basileus

  • noun a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire

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moghul

  • noun a member of the Muslim dynasty that ruled India until 1857
    Mogul.

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egyptian_empire

  • noun an ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament
    Egypt.

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fief

  • noun a piece of land held under the feudal system
    feoff.

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amir

  • noun an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
    ameer; emir; emeer.

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