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SUPREMACY. Sovereign dominion, authority, and preeminence; the highest state. In the United States, the supremacy resides in the people, and is exercises by their constitutional representatives, the president and congress. Vide Sovereignty.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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This book will be required leading for students of Irish history, race theory, and white supremacy. While it meets the highest standards of scholarship, it is not in the slightest degree scholastic -- that is, its truthfulness will ultimately be determined by practice.
Perhaps the ambivalence of the preservationist impulse is clearest in the South, where it is often tied to the romanticized artifacts of an era of unabashed white supremacy. The conceptual gymnastics generated in the Battle of Liberty Monument are instructive.
As he talked of ensuring rule of law and supremacy of the Constitution, the opposition parties jointly walked out of the House demanding an immediate action and surety about the recovery of missing persons for their coming back and join the proceedings.
Expect Nadir Ciftci and Gary Mackay Steven to have good days so a buy of United supremacy at 0.2 is recommended.
Sporting Index quote Berdych match supremacy at 7.5-10.5 while his game supremacy is 1.75-3.25.
Supremacy: our prediction of the winning margin, in goals, of the first named team over the second named team
The Prime Minister has taken a public oath of office in a country which asserts publicly in its Charter of Rights and Freedoms that "Canada is founded on principles that recognize the supremacy of God and the rule of law".
That's good enough for me and I would be looking to buy the supremacy market on Galway and include them in a double with Limerick.
That first New South was inextricably linked to the defeat of Reconstruction and, as Grady made clear, the consolidation of a regime of white supremacy.
He said, supremacy of law could be ensured when Bar and Bench will start working together setting aside vested interests.
Dougie Freedman's side have lost just one of their previous nine games and Birmingham have won just once in 22 away clashes with the Trotters so a buy of Bolton supremacy at 0.25 is the confident call.
SRI LANKA'S supremacy over South Africa in their first two ODIs has made up at 180 and 17, demonstrating the volatility of the market, writes James Milton.