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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Country or territory ruled by any absolute ruler or despot.

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  • During the protracted war - a true guerilla war - which we had to wage with the Achin sultanate, both army and navy suffered very severely from the disease.
  • This hotel development represents a milestone for the sultanate, which is rapidly developing as a popular tourist destination.
  • The Gayoom "sultanate" was an iron-fisted regime that ran the police, army and courts, and which banned rival parties.
  • The archipelago of 300,000 people on 1,196 islands will officially get its new president on November 11, exactly 30 years after the Gayoom "sultanate" began. for more
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