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

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