califate


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califate

(ˈkeɪlɪˌfeɪt; -fɪt; ˈkæl-)
n
(Islam) a variant spelling of caliphate
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The Muslims laid siege to Vienna well into the 17th century, and did not cease to occupy Granada (the last region representative of the splendor of the ancient Califate of Cordoba) until January 1492.
In the past few weeks, police arrested several Shiite teenagers for writing derogatory statements against second Muslim Califate Omar and Prophet Mohammad's wife Aisha, both highly revered by Sunnis but not by Shiites.
It is the initial sound in Khartoum and Califate, and the