Synonyms of caliphate


1. Caliphate

usage: the era of Islam's ascendancy from the death of Mohammed until the 13th century; some Moslems still maintain that the Moslem world must always have a calif as head of the community; "their goal was to reestablish the Caliphate"

2. caliphate, jurisdiction

usage: the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

3. caliphate, position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation

usage: the office of a caliph

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Definition and meaning of caliphate (Dictionary)