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Meaning of CHIEFTAINCY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the position of chieftain
 

CHIEFTAINCY is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chieftainship
 
 See Also: berth, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chief"tain*cy\, Chieftainship \Chief"tain*ship\, n.
The rank, dignity, or office of a chieftain.

 
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