In reality, however, the Republic was divided into five quasi-independent military states.
For the most part these European towns were independent or quasi-independent aristocratic republics.
The method of quasi-independent states under Bolshevik protection is well understood.
There arose a number of quasi-independent city states to the north of Rome, the papal capital.
He is not quasi-independent, and therefore will obey orders.
In the earlier years of our rule there were strong reasons against absorbing any of these quasi-independent territories.
In fiscal matters, as for many other purposes, the Chinese empire is an agglomeration of a number of quasi-independent units.