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Sovereignty meaning

sovereignty - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Supreme power; paramount dominion.

sovereignty - examples of usage

  1. And so, with the mere melody of his voice, he re- established his sovereignty over Sheard's mind. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
  2. But as Zoe Oppner looked into the great luminous eyes she knew that he had imposed upon her the yoke of a mysterious sovereignty. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
  3. With specific regard to the areas within which military operations may suitably be undertaken, the fundamental distinctions created by recognized political sovereignty require attention. - "Sound Military Decision", U.s. Naval War College.
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