Definition of emirate noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    emirate

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɛmərət//
     
     
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  1. 1 an area of land that is ruled over by an emir the United Arab Emirates
  2. 2the position of an emir
  3. 3the period of time that an emir rules
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