khanate

[ kah-neyt, kan-eyt ]
/ ˈkɑ neɪt, ˈkæn eɪt /
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noun

the area governed by a khan.

Nearby words

  1. khama, sir seretse,
  2. khambhat,
  3. khamenei,
  4. khamsin,
  5. khan,
  6. khanbalik,
  7. khanda,
  8. khanga,
  9. khania,
  10. khaniá

Origin of khanate

First recorded in 1790–1800; khan1 + -ate3

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British Dictionary definitions for khanate

khanate

/ (ˈkɑːneɪt, ˈkæn-) /

noun

the territory ruled by a khan
the position or rank of a khan
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Word Origin and History for khanate

khanate

n.

1799, from khan + -ate (1).

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