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sheikdom

or sheikhdom

[sheek-duh m, sheyk-] /ˈʃik dəm, ˈʃeɪk-/
noun
1.
the land or territory under the control of a sheik.
Origin of sheikdom
1835-1845
1835-45; sheik + -dom
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  • He instituted a revolt on the island; adopted a claimant to the sheikhdom, and got him to hoist the Persian flag.

    Southern Arabia Theodore Bent
British Dictionary definitions for sheikhdom

sheikhdom

/ˈʃeɪkdəm/
noun
1.
the territory ruled by a sheikh
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