amirate

amirate

[uh-meer-it, -eyt]
noun

Origin:
amir + -ate3

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amir (əˈmɪə)
 
n
1.  a variant spelling of emir
2.  (formerly) the ruler of Afghanistan; ameer
 
[C19: from Arabic, variant of emir]
 
a'mirate
 
n

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