Sovereign

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1.

The jurisdiction under which a debtor or other entity operates.

Most commonly the country in which a debtor - for example a bank - is located.


2.

Independent of any higher external authority, especially in relation to a country.


3.

The head of state in a monarchy.


4.

A British gold coin historically worth one pound sterling, now used for collection or investment purposes.


5.

A country, especially in the context of sovereign issuance.


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