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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs.

Usage examples (35)
  • Khedive and the Sultan as his suzerain, which is exactly the position taken up by Lord Salisbury in his despatch of September 9, 1898.
  • "suzerain," where near the main altar it was easy to obtain some gift and many benefits.
  • In your punishment apology is made to the suzerain House.
  • Barbarossa to the Sultan, from the vassal to his suzerain. for more
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