khanate

[kah-neyt, kan-eyt]
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noun

the area governed by a khan.

Origin of khanate

First recorded in 1790–1800; khan1 + -ate3
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khanate

noun

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

1799, from khan + -ate (1).

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