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Meaning of SOVEREIGNTY

Pronunciation:  'sâvrintee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  government free from external control
  2. [n]  royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
 

SOVEREIGNTY is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: reign
 
 See Also: dominion, rule, scepter, sceptre, self-determination, self-government, self-rule

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

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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