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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sov·er·eign·ty /-ti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sov·er·eign·ty n.; pl. Sovereignties   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.
 Woman desiren to have sovereignty
 As well over their husband as over their love.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: government free from external control
      2: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch [syn: reign]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    of God, his absolute right to do all things according to his own
    good pleasure (Dan. 4:25, 35; Rom. 9:15-23; 1 Tim. 6:15; Rev.