or cal·if·ate, kal·i·fate, khal·i·fate
- the rank, jurisdiction, or government of a caliph.
Origin of caliphate
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Historical Examples of khalifate
“But the person of Majesty, the sacredness of the Khalifate,” cried the 280 others.The Book of Khalid
Nothing more was done for twenty years, because of the disputes that arose about the succession to the khalifate.
It is related of Ali, the son-in-law of Mohammed, and the fourth successor in the khalifate, that he gave himself up to letters.
The Khalifate of Kowfat at present buys its whole supply of cotton piece goods in our market and pays cash.My Discovery of England
The columns of the twin windows on either side of the door appear to date from the time of the Khalifate.Southern Spain
califate or kalifate
- the office, jurisdiction, or reign of a caliph