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min·i·state

 (mĭn′ē-stāt′)

min•i•state

(ˈmɪn iˌsteɪt)

n.
a small, independent nation.
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Slobodan Praljak, 72, claimed to have drunk poison from a bottle shortly after appeal judges confirmed his jail term for involvement in a campaign to drive Muslims out of a would-be Bosnian Croat ministate in Bosnia in the early 1990s.
In Iraq, as in Syria, the imminent extinguishing of the ministate of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS or IS) is raising the question of whether U.
What weve done with the competition of ministate last week (a reference to the Lyons sectional), weve done very well.
Summary: The US has not yet indicated whether it would protect the fledgling ministate being forged by Syria's Kurds
Large-scale ground operations by regional troops have been rare since 2015, when Al-Qaeda was driven out of the ministate it had established in the port city of Mukalla, capital of neighboring Hadramawt province.
For all of the talk of combating the Islamic State, Russia's real aim is to push back rebel groups and secure this ministate.
In other words, the situation of a church which dominates a ministate will be spiritually unhealthy; awareness of, and interaction with, communities founded on different principles will help the community pursue its understanding of the good life.
After Israel toppled the Palestinian ministate there, Reagan hoped it would unleash a naturally democratic order, with just a little midwifing help from U.
A majority of the three-judge panel says that late-Croat President Franjo Tudjman was a key member of a plan to carve out a Croat ministate in Bosnia with the aim of later uniting it with his country to create a greater Croatia, or leaving it as a separate independent state.
Israel removed all settlements from Gaza, including their 9,000 residents, the result was a terrorist ministate run by Hamas, an organization dedicated to killing Jews world-wide.
Ministate de l'Agriculture, des Pecheries et de l'Alimentation du Quebec, Gaspe, Compte rendu no.

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