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Sovereign

Sov´er`eign
a.1.Supreme or highest in power; superior to all others; chief; as, our sovereign prince.
2.Independent of, and unlimited by, any other; possessing, or entitled to, original authority or jurisdiction; as, a sovereign state; a sovereign discretion.
3.Princely; royal.
At Babylon was his sovereign see.
- Chaucer.
4.Predominant; greatest; utmost; paramount.
We acknowledge him [God] our sovereign good.
- Hooker.
5.Efficacious in the highest degree; effectual; controlling; as, a sovereign remedy.
Sovereign state
a state which administers its own government, and is not dependent upon, or subject to, another power.
n.1.The person, body, or state in which independent and supreme authority is vested; especially, in a monarchy, a king, queen, or emperor.
2.A gold coin of Great Britain, on which an effigy of the head of the reigning king or queen is stamped, valued at one pound sterling, or about $4.86.
3.(Zool.) Any butterfly of the tribe Nymphalidi, or genus Basilarchia, as the ursula and the viceroy.
Noun1.Sovereignsovereign - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Adj.1.sovereign - of political bodies; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"
2.sovereign - greatest in status or authority or power; "a supreme tribunal"
Synonyms: supreme

SOVEREIGN. A chief ruler with supreme power; one possessing sovereignty. (q.v.) It is also applied to a king or other magistrate with limited powers.
     2. In the United States the sovereignty resides in the body of the people. Vide Rutherf. Inst. 282.

SOVEREIGN, Eng. law. The name of a gold coin of Great Britain of the value of one pound sterling.

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