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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The domain ruled by the head of an Arab family, clan, tribe, or village; Domain ruled by a chief.

Usage examples (32)
  • The Gulf sheikdom has seen five governments fall in three years.
  • That's not an insignificant sum even for -- even for an Arab sheikdom.
  • He narrowly failed to bring the America's Cup yacht race to the sheikdom last year.
  • A controversial ports deal has raised new questions about the booming Arab sheikdom. for more
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