Definition of Sultanate

1. Noun. Country or territory ruled by a sultan.

Generic synonyms: Country, Land, State
Specialized synonyms: Brunei, Negara Brunei Darussalam



Definition of Sultanate

1. n. The rule or dominion of a sultan; sultanship.

Definition of Sultanate

1. Noun. A sovereign or vassal princely state - usually Muslim where the ruler is styled sultan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sultanate

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sultanate

sulphury
sulphuryl
sulphuryls
sulphydrate
sulphydrates
sulphydric acid
sulphydryl
sulphydryls
sulpiride
sultam
sultams
sultan
sultana
sultana bird
sultanas
sultanate (current term)
sultanates
sultaness
sultanesses
sultanic
sultanies
sultanless
sultanries
sultanry
sultans
sultanship
sultanships
sultany
sultim
sultims

Literary usage of Sultanate

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The sultanate extends inland to the borders of the Rub'al Khali or " Empty Quarter ... Physically, the sultanate consists of 3 divisions, a coastal plain, ..."

2. America's New Possessions and Spheres of Influence by Margherita Arlina Hamm (1899)
"Politically the sultanate includes a large fief in British North Borneo, ... The leading islands of the sultanate are Sulu, Basilan, Tawi Tawi, ..."

3. The World in the Middle Ages: An Historical Geography, with Accounts of the by Adolphus Louis Koeppen (1856)
"The sultanate of Rum (Rum- ili), or Iconium, consisted of provinces which were conquered from the Romans (Greeks) by Sultan Suleiman, the nephew of ..."

4. New Light on Dark Africa: Being the Narrative of the German Emin Pasha by Karl Peters, Henry William Dulcken (1891)
"... sultanate of Witu. If we could enter it, unperceived, from the Manda Bay, the problem of evading the blockade ade to be would be successfully solved ..."

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