overlordship overlordship

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of overlord

Usage(s):

  1. At stake was the overlordship of Melbourne's bustling, 16-acre Victoria Market, beneath whose iron-roofed sheds are crowded the stalls of 800 produce growers and 200 agents.
  2. Blacks who were involved in the war on both sides achieved nothing but colonial overlordship and 30 years of apartheid.
  3. Canada's ten many-branched banks have no Federal Reserve overlordship, no small bank competition, but the law under which they operate must be overhauled every ten years.
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