Complete Definition of "protectorate"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. Government by a protector; -- applied especially to the government of England by Oliver Cromwell.
  2. The authority assumed by a superior power over an inferior or a dependent one, whereby the former protects the latter from invasion and shares in the management of its affairs.

Translations

Italian: protettorato m (1,2)
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References
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