ministate
noun Date: 1966 a small independent nation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ministate — /min ee stayt /, n. a small, independent nation. Also, mini state. Also called microstate. [1965 70; MINI + STATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ministate — noun A very small country or self governing region, especially one that lacks international recognition …   Wiktionary

  • ministate — mɪnɪsteɪt n. small state …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ministate — mini·state …   English syllables

  • ministate — min•i•state [[t]ˈmɪn iˌsteɪt[/t]] n. cvb gov a small, independent nation …   From formal English to slang

  • ministate — ˌˌ noun Etymology: mini (herein) + state (I) : microstate herein * * * /min ee stayt /, n. a small, independent nation. Also, mini state. Also called microstate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Island Ministate — Nauru in the Central Pacific …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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  • Microstate — The world s five smallest sovereign states: Vatican City, Monaco, Nauru, Tuvalu and San Marino, shown in the same scale for size comparison This article is about political geography. For the specific configuration of particles of a material in… …   Wikipedia

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