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- n. The rank or office of an emir.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The rank or office of an Emir.
Even the Barbary wars were prosecuted using substantial leverage from area mercenaries and a local ruler who wanted US assistance in recapturing his emirship.
If I succeed in proving my claim to a title, which is what you would call here an emirship, I shall not return.