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Word: sovereignty

Definition: complete independence and self-government (of a country); supremacy of authority; power to govern

Sentences Containing 'sovereignty'

"Sovereignty-Association" is nowadays more often referred to simply as "sovereignty".
"There was," he states, "no alternative from British sovereignty other than an independent diamond field republic."
A little later the bishops abandoned their temporal sovereignty and a royal captain was installed.
After the arrival of the British, the ruling family of Paroom did not offer any resistance and maintained some sovereignty by negotiation.
Also, the sovereignty of the provincial states was in practice dependent for its exercise on the magistrates of the cities.
Although a claim to sovereignty would require a deeper understanding then discovery and resource use.
Among the key research findings: Sovereignty Matters.
Article 4 - Sovereignty is vested in the nation without reservation and condition.
Asturias and Leon declared sovereignty in late August 1937 with the formation of the .
De Witt and his allies primarily defended Oldenbarnevelt's and Grotius' claim to supremacy of (Holland's) provincial sovereignty over the sovereignty of the Generality.
Ferdinand and Isabella established a highly effective sovereignty under equal terms.
Following British victory over France, the island's sovereignty passed to Britain in 1763.
Following Garner's dismissal, it was planned that sovereignty would be returned to the Iraqi people in June 2004.
For development to take hold, assertions of sovereignty must be backed by capable institutions of governance.
For Strauss, political community is defined by convictions about justice and happiness rather than by sovereignty and force.
Funding of the Mississippi Sovereignty Commission.
He came into his sovereignty at a young age.
However, The Innu, Attikamek, Algonquin and Abenaki nations did partially support Quebec sovereignty.
However, the providers still have the administrative sovereignty over their own prefix.
In 1997 a Commemorative Edition was released to mark the Transfer of Sovereignty of Hong Kong.
In the 17th century the first buildings for the sovereignty of Reichenau were built which became the castle of Reichenau.
It argues that the people of Québec are the descendants of a conquered people who are due their national sovereignty.
It was also Hong Kong's last appearance at the games before the transfer of sovereignty from Britain to China.
Lévesque formed the Mouvement souveraineté-association and set about uniting pro-sovereignty forces.
Many federalists oppose the Quebec sovereignty movement for economic and political reasons but many also oppose sovereignty on other grounds.
On his return journey all the petty states accepted Chinese sovereignty.
Over the following decade, most of the Iberian Peninsula was further occupied and brought under Umayyad sovereignty.
Over time, popular sovereignty would give way to the idea of majority rule.
Quebec sovereignty is politically opposed to the competing ideology of Canadian federalism.
Seeing that they could not secure it, the Bolshevik authorities started to transfer the area to Lithuanian sovereignty.
Sovereigntism and sovereignty are terms that refer to the modern movement in favour of the political independence of Quebec.
Sovereignty-association was proposed to the population of Quebec in the 1980 Quebec referendum.
The difference between proprietorship and sovereignty was confused or ignored.
The frontier towards the Sovereignty was thereafter known as the Warden line.
The legal basis of the Philippine assertion is based on the international law on acquisition of sovereignty.
The Lithuanians believed they would lose their sovereignty under the proposed federation and wanted their own national state.
The other nine provinces of Canada have generally been opposed to Quebec sovereignty.
The Quebec sovereignty movement () is a political movement as well as an ideology of values, concepts and ideas that advocates for increased sovereignty for the Canadian province of Québec.
The right to exercise such sovereignty shall not be delegated to any one person, group or class.
The RIRA also has a political wing, the 32 County Sovereignty Movement (formerly the 32 County Sovereignty Committee), led by Francis Mackey.
The sovereignty of the provinces was first offered to Francis, Duke of Anjou.
The Spitsbergen Treaty of 1920 established full Norwegian sovereignty over the archipelago.
The stadtholder no longer represented the lord, the States retaining the sovereignty for themselves.
The treaties gave great offense to the Boers, who refused to acknowledge the sovereignty of the native chiefs.
The treaty also included that Scotland confirmed Norwegian sovereignty over Shetland and Orkney.
These emigrants left Cape Colony from various motives, but all had the desire to escape from British sovereignty.
These financial contributions came to light in the 1990s, when the Sovereignty Commission records were made public.
They also saw the sovereignty of the States of Holland as paramount.
When German sovereignty was re-established in 1955, customs responsibilities were handed over to the Germans.
When Texas seceded from Mexico, The Mexican government refused to recognize its sovereignty.
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