Definition of Kalifate

1. califate [n -S] - See also: califate



Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalifate

kalendar
kalendarial
kalendars
kalends
kales
kalewife
kalewives
kaleyard
kaleyards
kali
kalian
kalians
kalicine
kalicinite
kalif
kalifate (current term)
kalifates
kalifersite
kalifs
kaligenous
kalima
kalimba
kalimbas
kalimotxo
kalininite
kalinite
kalinites
kaliopenia
kaliopenic
kaliophilite

Literary usage of Kalifate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short History of the Near East: From the Founding of Constantinople (330 A by William Stearns Davis (1922)
"The days of the "Republic," as the primitive, austere, elective kalifate has been styled, were running out; ..."

2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1905)
"In this reign Syria and Egypt both revolted, and were lost to the kalifate, though still under Moslem independent rulers. After Ali and his son Hasan (the ..."

3. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern: In Four Books by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, James Murdock (1847)
"After his death in 634, Omar held the kalifate till 644; then Othman till 655 ; then All, the son-in-law of Mohammed, till 661. These all reigned at Medina. ..."

4. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History: Ancient and Modern ... Much Corrected by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, James Murdock (1871)
"After his death in 634, Omar held the kalifate till 644 ; then Ot/iman till 655 ; then Alt, the son-in-law of Mohammed, till 661. ..."

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