imamate

imamate

[ih-mah-meyt]
noun
1.
the office of an imam.
2.
the region or territory governed by an imam.

Origin:
1720–30; imam + -ate3

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imamate (ɪˈmɑːmeɪt)
 
n
1.  the region or territory governed by an imam
2.  the office, rank, or period of office of an imam

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