sovran

[ sov-ruh n, suhv- ]
/ ˈsɒv rən, ˈsʌv- /
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noun, adjective Literary.


Nearby words

  1. sovietize,
  2. sovietologist,
  3. sovietology,
  4. soviets,
  5. sovkhoz,
  6. sow,
  7. sow bug,
  8. sow one's wild oats,
  9. sow thistle,
  10. sow wild oats

Origin of sovran

1625–35; alteration of sovereign, modeled on Italian sovrano

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British Dictionary definitions for sovran

sovran

/ (ˈsɒvrən) /

noun, adjective

a literary word for sovereign
Derived Formssovranly, adverbsovranty, noun

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