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sultanate

[suhl-tn-eyt] /ˈsʌl tnˌeɪt/
noun
1.
the office or rule of a sultan.
2.
the territory ruled over by a sultan.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; sultan + -ate3
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  • Eventually the sultanate was victorious but lost territories to spain.
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sultanate

/ˈsʌltəˌneɪt/
noun
1.
the territory or a country ruled by a sultan
2.
the office, rank, or jurisdiction of a sultan
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Word Origin and History for sultanate
n.

1822, from sultan + -ate.

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