sovran

[sov-ruh n, suhv-]

Origin of sovran

1625–35; alteration of sovereign, modeled on Italian sovrano
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British Dictionary definitions for sovran

sovran

noun, adjective
  1. a literary word for sovereign
Derived Formssovranly, adverbsovranty, noun
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