1. 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

Definition categories: time

2. the territorial jurisdiction of a caliph

Definition categories: location, jurisdiction

3. the office of a caliph

Definition categories: act, berth, billet, office, place, position, post, situation, spot