Definition of Sovereign. Meaning of Sovereign. Synonyms of Sovereign

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Definition of Sovereign

Sovereign
Sovereign Sov"er*eign (? or ?; 277), n. 1. The person, body, or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested; especially, in a monarchy, a king, queen, or emperor. No question is to be made but that the bed of the Mississippi belongs to the sovereign, that is, to the nation. --Jefferson. 2. A gold coin of Great Britain, on which an effigy of the head of the reigning king or queen is stamped, valued at one pound sterling, or about $4.86. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Any butterfly of the tribe Nymphalidi, or genus Basilarchia, as the ursula and the viceroy. Syn: King; prince; monarch; potentate; emperor.
Sovereign
Sovereign Sov"er*eign (? or ?; 277), a. [OE. soverain, sovereyn, OF. soverain, suvrain, F. souverain, LL. superanus, fr. L. superus that is above, upper, higher, fr. super above. See Over, Super, and cf. Soprano. The modern spelling is due to a supposed connection with reign.] 1. Supreme or highest in power; superior to all others; chief; as, our sovereign prince. 2. Independent of, and unlimited by, any other; possessing, or entitled to, original authority or jurisdiction; as, a sovereign state; a sovereign discretion. 3. Princely; royal. ``Most sovereign name.' --Shak. At Babylon was his sovereign see. --Chaucer. 4. Predominant; greatest; utmost; paramount. We acknowledge him [God] our sovereign good. --Hooker. 5. Efficacious in the highest degree; effectual; controlling; as, a sovereign remedy. --Dryden. Such a sovereign influence has this passion upon the regulation of the lives and actions of men. --South. Sovereign state, a state which administers its own government, and is not dependent upon, or subject to, another power.

Meaning of Sovereign from wikipedia

- Sovereign is a title which can be applied to the highest leader in various categories. The word is borrowed from Old French soverain, which is ultimately...
- A sovereign state, in international law, is a political entity that is represented by one centralized government that has sovereignty over a geographic...
- The following is a list providing an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty...
- organization. One can also refer to a monarch who reigns over a sovereign realm as a sovereign. The term arises from the unattested Vulgar Latin's *super****...
- The Sovereign Grant Act 2011 (c. 15) is the Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which introduced the Sovereign Grant, the payment which is paid...
- Coordinates: 34°35′N 32°59′E / 34.583°N 32.983°E / 34.583; 32.983 The Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia (abbr. SBA; Gr****: Περιοχές Κυρίαρχων...
- This is an alphabetical list of sovereign states and dependent territories in North America. This list uses the most inclusive definition of North America...
- po****tion. It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion...
- The sovereign citizen movement is a loose grouping of American and Commonwealth litigants, commentators, tax protesters, and financial-scheme promoters...
- The Private Secretary to the Sovereign is the senior operational member of the Royal Household of the Sovereign of the United Kingdom (as distinct from...
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