Imamate



[ih-mah-meyt] /ɪˈmɑ meɪt/

noun
1.
the office of an .
2.
the region or territory governed by an .
/ɪˈmɑːmeɪt/
noun (Islam)
1.
the region or territory governed by an imam
2.
the office, rank, or period of office of an imam

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