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An '''Emirate''' is similar to a [[monarchy]] or [[sultanate]], but a government in which the supreme [[power]] is in the hands of an [[emir]] (the ruler of a [[Muslim]] state); the emir may be an absolute [[overlord]] or a sovereign with constitutionally limited [[authority]].
 
An '''Emirate''' is similar to a [[monarchy]] or [[sultanate]], but a government in which the supreme [[power]] is in the hands of an [[emir]] (the ruler of a [[Muslim]] state); the emir may be an absolute [[overlord]] or a sovereign with constitutionally limited [[authority]].
  
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Latest revision as of 06:59, 13 July 2016

An Emirate is similar to a monarchy or sultanate, but a government in which the supreme power is in the hands of an emir (the ruler of a Muslim state); the emir may be an absolute overlord or a sovereign with constitutionally limited authority.