emirate

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em·i·rate

 (ĕm′ə-rĭt, -rāt′)
n.
1. The office of an emir.
2. The nation or territory ruled by an emir.

emirate

(ɛˈmɪərɪt; ˈɛmɪrɪt)
n
1. (Islam) the rank or office of an emir
2. (Islam) the government, jurisdiction, or territory of an emir

em•ir•ate

(ˈɛm ər ɪt, əˈmɪər ɪt, -eɪt, eɪˈmɪər-)

n.
1. the office or rank of an emir.
2. the state or territory of an emir.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emirate - the domain controlled by an emir
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
2.emirate - the office of an emir
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations
emiraatti
emiraat
emirat

emirate

[eˈmɪərɪt] Nemirato m

emirate

[ˈɛmərət] némirat m

emirate

nEmirat nt

emirate

[ɛˈmɪərɪt] nemirato
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His proficiency in poetry is evident from his appointment as the royal poet of Cordova's Imarah palace.
Juhayman bin Saif al Utaybi, "Risalet al imarah wel baya ah wel ta ah wa hukm talbis al hukam ala talabat al ilm wel ameh" (undated), pp.
92) Such sadaqat funds may have allowed Barakat to mediate successfully a conflict four months later in Shawwal (8 April-6 May 1437) between one of the major Meccan political factions, the Quwwad Imarah, and the Mamluk amir Janibak al-Zahiri.