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Definition of "chieftaincy" []

  • The position or period of rule of a chief. (noun)
  • The area or population ruled by a chief. (noun)

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Use "chieftaincy" in a sentence
  • "Though there were a number older than he, they acknowledged his chieftaincy."
  • "The national organizer of a Ghanaian youth association is calling on elders and traditional rulers to help resolve a brewing conflict over a chieftaincy dispute."
  • "Such chieftaincy disputes are frequent in the Greater Accra region and in other parts of the country."