HyperDic: caliphate

English > 3 senses of the word Caliphate / caliphate:
NOUNtimeCaliphatethe era of Islam's / Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century
locationcaliphatethe territorial jurisdiction of a caliph
actcaliphatethe office of a caliph
English > Caliphate: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe era of Islam's / Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community.
Instance ofera, epochA period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event
Spanishcalifato
English > caliphate: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe territorial jurisdiction of a caliph.
BroaderjurisdictionIn law
Spanishcalifato
Catalancalifat
English > caliphate: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe office of a caliph.
Broaderposition, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situationA job in an organization
Spanishcalifato
Catalancalifat

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