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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The area controlled by an Arab ruler.

Usage examples (31)
  • Although often compared to Las Vegas, Orlando, Hong Kong or Singapore, the sheikhdom is more like their collective summation: a pastiche of the big, the bad, and the ugly.
  • The Gulf sheikhdom has seen five governments resign in three years.
  • The political gridlock has coincided with an economic wallop to the sheikhdom.
  • He instituted a revolt on the island; adopted a claimant to the sheikhdom, and got him to hoist the for more
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