noun, plural su·ze·rain·ties.
Examples from the Web for suzerainty
The main difference was that the Bosnian soldiers discarded the fez which they wore as the symbol of Ottoman suzerainty.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
He induces his neighbor's vassals to desert to154 the better protection of his suzerainty.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis
Their chief aim was to remove the suzerainty of the Senate over them.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
With such a chieftain might one well treat if one had a mind to maintain the suzerainty of one's soul.The Precipice|Elia Wilkinson Peattie
He may have anything, if only Scanderbeg can be put out of the way, and the country be under our suzerainty.The Captain of the Janizaries|James M. Ludlow