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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The position of the leader of a group of people; The position of the head of a tribe or clan

Usage examples (36)
  • You know you are born for chieftainship, that is a hereditary right.
  • Some kind of chieftainship seems coeval with the first advance from the state of separate wandering families to that of a nomadic tribe.
  • European eye, well-defined marks of his chieftainship.
  • The chieftainship has been in our family for many generations past. for more
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