Examples of sovereignty in a Sentence
- Nor was the sovereignty of the Native Hawaiian race recognized at the time Hawaii became a state. —Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review, 18 July 2005
- Cesaire's wrenching chant of self-affirmation announced a new era of intellectual and cultural sovereignty for black writers in French. —Lila Azam Zanganeh, New York Times Book Review, 12 June 2005
- The position plunged him into a supremely complicated religious and political game. Throughout Europe the old order of divinely sanctioned kingdoms was battling models of popular sovereignty and citizenship inspired by the Enlightenment, the French Revolution and the adolescent U.S. —David Van Biema, Time, 4 Sept. 2000
upon leaving home she felt that she had achieved sovereignty for the first time in her life
as parts of the same sovereignty, the states should not enact laws intended to harm one another economically
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There are a number of unsolved Arctic mysteries through the years, many involving sovereignty, and there will likely be more.
The movie has already started to transcend the silver screen by sparking discourse around the sovereignty and ingenuity of blackness.
But countries that have reclaimed more of their sovereignty may be better at cooperating on core issues of security and economics, without requiring the cultural homogeneity to which Europe has never been prone.
Tillerson has said the strained U.S.-Russia relations cannot improve and punishing sanctions will not be lifted until Moscow withdraws its support from the rebels in Ukraine and returns Crimea to Ukrainian sovereignty.
Standing here today, being forced to defend sovereignty and the integrity of my country – the United States of America – many of the same thoughts have come to mind.
The first serious blow to Ainu sovereignty landed in the mid-1600s, when a powerful samurai clan took control of Japanese settlements in southern Hokkaido.
Or, more accurately, a future that governments, hostile to consumer sovereignty, intend to dictate.
But Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said the meeting was an American attempt to violate Iran's sovereignty.
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