khanate

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

noun

the area governed by a khan.

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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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