sheikdom
noun see sheikhdom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sheikdom — [shēk′dəm, shāk′dəm] n. a political unit ruled by a sheik: also sp. sheikhdom …   English World dictionary

  • sheikdom — /sheek deuhm, shayk /, n. the land or territory under the control of a sheik. Also, sheikhdom. [1835 45; SHEIK + DOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • sheikdom — noun /ˈʃeɪkdəm,ˈʃiːkdəm,ˈʃiːkdəm,ˈʃeɪkdəm/ The domain ruled by a sheik …   Wiktionary

  • sheikdom — see sheikhdom …   English dictionary

  • sheikdom — sheik·dom || ʃɪːkdÉ™m /ʃeɪk n. territory ruled by a sheik, jurisdiction of an Arab tribal leader (also sheikhdom) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sheikdom — noun (C) a place that is governed by an Arab chief or prince …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sheikdom — sheik·dom …   English syllables

  • sheikdom — sheik•dom or sheikh•dom [[t]ˈʃik dəm, ˈʃeɪk [/t]] n. the land or territory under the control of a sheik • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • sheikdom — noun the domain ruled by a sheik • Syn: ↑sheikhdom • Derivationally related forms: ↑sheik • Hypernyms: ↑domain, ↑demesne, ↑land * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pearl and Petroleum Sheikdom — El Qatar on the Persian Gulf …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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