noun see chieftain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Chieftainship — Chieftaincy Chief tain*cy, Chieftainship Chief tain*ship, n. The rank, dignity, or office of a chieftain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chieftainship — chieftain ► NOUN ▪ the leader of a people or clan. DERIVATIVES chieftaincy noun (pl. chieftaincies) chieftainship noun. ORIGIN Old French chevetaine, from Latin capitaneus chief …   English terms dictionary

  • chieftainship — See chieftaincy. * * * …   Universalium

  • chieftainship — noun a) The state of being a chieftain b) The area ruled by a chieftain …   Wiktionary

  • chieftainship — n. headship, leadership, position of chieftaincy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chieftainship — chief·tain·ship …   English syllables

  • chieftainship —   Noho ali i …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • chieftainship — noun the position of chieftain • Syn: ↑chieftaincy • Derivationally related forms: ↑chieftain • Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑post, ↑berth, ↑office, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kazembe — This article is about the Kazembe kings and chiefs. For Kazembe town, see Kazembe (Mwansabombwe). Mwata Kazembe XVII Paul Kanyembo Lutaba in 1961 For more than 250 years Kazembe has been an influential kingdom or chieftainship of the Kiluba… …   Wikipedia

  • Garanganze people — The Garanganze or Yeke people (also Bayeke ) of Katanga in DR Congo established the Yeke Kingdom under the warrior king Msiri who dominated the southern part of Central Africa from 1850 to 1891 and controlled the trade route between Angola and… …   Wikipedia

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