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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The domain of a feudal lord; The position or authority of a feudal lord

Usage examples (36)
  • Under the suzerainty of...
  • 'The word suzerainty,' he said, 'is a very vague word, and I do not think it is capable of any precise legal definition.
  • Hence, they only acknowledged China's 'suzerainty' - as opposed to sovereignty - over Tibet.
  • But that, in fact, is rather reminiscent of some definitions of "suzerainty". for more
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