suzerainty


su·zer·ain·ty

noun \-tē\

Definition of SUZERAINTY

:  the dominion of a suzerain :  overlordship

Origin of SUZERAINTY

French suzeraineté, from Middle French susereneté, from suserain
First Known Use: 1823

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: sv
Previous Word in the Dictionary: suzerainship
All Words Near: suzerainty

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up suzerainty? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More