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emirate

[ uh-meer-it, -eyt, ey-meer-, em-er-it ]
/ 蓹藞m瑟蓹r 瑟t, -e瑟t, e瑟藞m瑟蓹r-, 藞蓻m 蓹r 瑟t /
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noun
the office or rank of an emir.
the state or territory under the jurisdiction of an emir.
the Emirates. United Arab Emirates.
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Origin of emirate

First recorded in 1860鈥65; emir + -ate3
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British Dictionary definitions for emirate

emirate
/ (蓻藞m瑟蓹r瑟t, 藞蓻m瑟r瑟t) /

noun
the rank or office of an emir
the government, jurisdiction, or territory of an emir
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