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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The position or office of the head or leader of an organized body of people; Also: The position or office of the head or ruler of a tribe or clan

Usage examples (23)
  • Sebituane's successor in the chiefdom was his daughter, Ma-mochisane.
  • Colonial chiefdom, ruled by a régulo. régulo (Port.).
  • They were the largest and strongest chiefdom in New England.
  • Yet Handil had never displayed the slightest interest in chiefdom. for more
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