Definition of Chiefdoms

1. Noun. (plural of chiefdom) ¹



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Definition of Chiefdoms

1. chiefdom [n] - See also: chiefdom

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiefdoms

chief legal officer
chief legal officers
chief mate
chief of staff
chief of state
chief operating officer
chief petty officer
chief petty officers
chief scientist
chiefage
chiefdom
chiefdoms (current term)
chiefe
chiefer
chiefery
chiefes
chiefess
chiefesses
chiefest
chiefless
chiefly
chiefrie
chiefries
chiefry
chiefs
chiefs of state

Literary usage of Chiefdoms

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Political Evolution While the aggregation of villages into chiefdoms, and of chiefdoms into kingdoms, was occurring by external acquisition, the structure ..."

2. Southern Appalachians: History of the Landscape by Susan Yarnell (1999)
"The development of chiefdoms in these areas after AD 1200 was marked by high-status burial goods including marine shell and sea turtle shell from the coast ..."

3. The International Status of Fiji and the Political Rights, Liabilities by Charles St. Julian (1872)
"XL The present union of sovereign chiefdoms under ... if the new kingdom were to be broken up into its original chiefdoms, each independent of the other; ..."

4. The Mycenaean Feast by James C. Wright, ( (2004)
"For group-oriented chiefdoms, cf. Renfrew 1974; Drennan 1991, p. 284, in particular for the trajectory from group-oriented chiefdoms to early states. ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"The Feudatory States and chiefdoms, exceeding 300 statistical in number, ... The first and most numerous class comprised the States and chiefdoms which are ..."

6. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"1560).133 At the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Isthmus of Panama was politically divided into a number of chiefdoms ..."

7. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"1560).133 At the beginning of the sixteenth century, the Isthmus of Panama was politically divided into a number of chiefdoms (cacicazgos) which took the ..."

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