Emirate



[uh-meer-it, -eyt, ey-meer-, em-er-it] /əˈmɪər ɪt, -eɪt, eɪˈmɪər-, ˈɛm ər ɪt/

noun
1.
the office or rank of an .
2.
the state or territory under the jurisdiction of an .
3.
the Emirates. .
/ɛˈmɪərɪt; ˈɛmɪrɪt/
noun
1.
the rank or office of an emir
2.
the government, jurisdiction, or territory of an emir
n.

1863, “rule or territory of an emir;” see emir + -ate.

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