[ min-ee-steyt ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌsteɪt /
a small, independent nation.
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Also called microstate.
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Example sentences from the Web for mini-state
Indeed, it has focused on ethnically cleansing those areas of Sunnis to create an Alawite mini-state.
British Dictionary definitions for mini-state
same as microstate
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