sheikhdom


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sheikh·dom

or sheik·dom  (shāk′dəm, shēk′-)
n.
The area ruled by a sheikh.

sheikhdom

(ˈʃeɪkdəm) or

sheikdom

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the territory ruled by a sheikh
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Noun1.sheikhdom - the domain ruled by a sheik
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
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