sovran

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sovran

(ˈsɒvrən)
n, adj
a literary word for sovereign
ˈsovranly adv
ˈsovranty n
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The earliest appearance of the loathly lady motif comes in the figure of the Irish Sovranty Hag, an imbroglio of cultural ideas about political power contestation, in which gender roles are loosened, dissolved, and resolved.
35) Tacitus acknowledged that there was, in Syme's British phrasing and spelling, "the nominal sovranty of law.