from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office, dignity, or government of the khedive; the dominions of the khedive.
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The British and French consuls offered Ismail a large payoff and assured him that his debts would pass to Tawfik along with the khediviate.
Nationalist rage still bubbled beneath the restored khediviate.
The sheikhs emphasized the rights of the sultan to the caliphate, and Tawfik to the khediviate.