/ (ˈkeɪlɪˌfeɪt, -fɪt, ˈkæl-) /

  1. a variant spelling of caliphate

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How to use califate in a sentence

  • They were, till ten years ago, independent under the Imams of Sana, and it is certain that they repudiate the califate.

    The Future of Islam | Wilfred Scawen Blunt
  • The califate is certainly a little acrid, but burns with a very blue smoke.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia | H. Hesketh Prichard
  • It proved better than califate and gave at least three times the amount of heat to be had from robl-wood.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia | H. Hesketh Prichard
  • The califate founded at Cordova continued as a standing menace for more than six centuries.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church | Alexander Clarence Flick