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sovereignty


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sovereignty  \Sov"er*eign*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Sovereignties}.  [OE. 
  soverainetee  OF  sovrainet['e],  F.  souverainet['e].] 
  The  quality  or  state  of  being  sovereign,  or  of  being  a 
  sovereign;  the  exercise  of  or  right  to  exercise,  supreme 
  power;  dominion;  sway;  supremacy;  independence;  also  that 
  which  is  sovereign;  a  sovereign  state;  as  Italy  was  formerly 
  divided  into  many  sovereignties. 
 
  Woman  desiren  to  have  sovereignty  As  well  over  their 
  husband  as  over  their  love.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sovereignty 
  n  1:  government  free  from  external  control 
  2:  royal  authority;  the  dominion  of  a  monarch  [syn:  {reign}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Sovereignty 
  of  God,  his  absolute  right  to  do  all  things  according  to  his  own 
  good  pleasure  (Dan.  4:25,  35;  Rom.  9:15-23;  1  Tim.  6:15;  Rev. 
  4:11). 
 




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