[ sheek-duh m, sheyk- ]
/ ˈʃik dəm, ˈʃeɪk- /
the land or territory under the control of a sheik.
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Example sentences from the Web for sheikhdom
He instituted a revolt on the island; adopted a claimant to the sheikhdom, and got him to hoist the Persian flag.Southern Arabia|Theodore Bent
British Dictionary definitions for sheikhdom
/ (ˈʃeɪkdəm) /
the territory ruled by a sheikh
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