noun, plural de·pend·en·cies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dependencynon·de·pend·an·cy, noun, plural non·de·pend·an·cies.non·de·pend·en·cy, noun, plural non·de·pend·en·cies.self-de·pend·en·cy, noun
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A few days after, in the church itself, or some of its dependencies, Marcella died.The Makers of Modern Rome|Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
On every hand rise cries that in any event they cannot and must not be dependencies.Problems of Expansion|Whitelaw Reid
As to the actual government of Rome and her dependencies, it could not well be worse.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
But contentment and loyalty have not been universal in the provinces and dependencies of the English government.
Two wings, or dependencies, of this house have been demolished and the garden reduced by time and the inroads of "progress."Seaport in Virginia|Gay Montague Moore