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PRINCE. In a general sense, a sovereign the ruler of a nation or state. The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood. The chief of any body of men.
     2. By a clause inserted in policies of insurance, the insurer is liable for all losses occasioned by "arrest or detainment of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever." 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1218.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(10.) The usual sense of is "several states" or "multiple princedoms." The translation here follows Shoku Nihongi, ed.
These princedoms rarely formed coherent territorial units.
" assert that the Moldavian ruler (15) and the archbishop, moved by the concern over the expansion of luxury that was going aside the Princedom, decided to create sermons for correcting clothing habits, and that measure also included editing the volume of curses.
Like Belgium, the classical casus belli, the small princedom of Rukh is a neutral nation, and at the play's end, its territorial integrity is violated and the end of its political independence is signalled.
Equally ironic are that the Maules manage to wrest a princedom from the Pyncheons by hiding the Indian deed and that Hawthorne really does paint the Maules as wizards.
As a measure of her importance, when peace came, fifteen paragraphs of the treaties that ended the war addressed her issues, and her princedom was the only one given financial compensation as reparations.
When the Jordanian princedom was established in the early 1920s and upon the country's independence in the early 1950s, Jordan saw a flood of Circassians, Chechens, Palestinians, Syrians, and Iraqis; and Jordan grew stronger with them all.
On a separate front, her family bellowed at her that a crown on the head was worth more than empty longing in the heart, that she mustn't disgrace her family (after Bernardao enticed her with a princedom), that thrones don't just grow on trees, and so on and so forth.
On the other hand, many of such belts have been actually found in Novgorodian borderlands and outside the Novgorod princedom. Similar belts, or rather details of these, have also been found in Estonia and Scandinavia, e.g.
Genoese Fonda ancestors led a mini-revolution against a princedom, later fled to Calvinist Amsterdam, and were among early Dutch settlers in the U.S.
His further reward and charge is the Princedom of Ithilien, the land he has protected for so long in the service of an ideal of Gondor that has now come to fruition (LotR VI.5.969).
Precisely when the Church believed, in all the glory of the Renaissance princedom, that it could strip away this concealment and be directly the "gate of heaven", and "the house of God", it has become once again, and almost more than before, God's disguise, with God scarcely to be found behind it.