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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Supreme  \Su*preme"\,  a.  [L.  supremus,  superlative  of  superus 
  that  is  above,  upper,  fr  super  above:  cf  F.  supr[^e]me.  See 
  {Super-},  and  cf  {Sum}.] 
  1.  Highest  in  authority;  holding  the  highest  place  in 
  authority,  government,  or  power. 
  He  that  is  the  supreme  King  of  kings.  --Shak. 
  2.  Highest;  greatest;  most  excellent  or  most  extreme;  utmost; 
  greatist  possible  (sometimes  in  a  bad  sense);  as  supreme 
  love;  supreme  glory;  supreme  magnanimity;  supreme  folly. 
  Each  would  be  supreme  within  its  own  sphere,  and 
  those  spheres  could  not  but  clash.  --De  Quincey. 
  3.  (Bot.)  Situated  at  the  highest  part  or  point. 
  {The  Supreme},  the  Almighty;  God. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  final  or  last  in  your  life  or  progress;  "the  supreme 
  sacrifice";  "the  supreme  judgment" 
  2:  greatest  in  status  or  authority  or  power;  "a  supreme 
  tribunal"  [syn:  {sovereign}] 
  3:  highest  in  excellence  or  achievement;  "supreme  among 
  musicians";  "a  supreme  endeavor";  "supreme  courage" 
  4:  greatest  or  maximal  in  degree;  extreme;  "supreme  folly" 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Supreme,  LA  (CDP,  FIPS  74235) 
  Location:  29.85959  N,  90.99262  W 
  Population  (1990):  1020  (293  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.4  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 

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