clipped sovereignty

clipped sovereignty
In the relations of the several states of the United States to other nations, the states have what is termed a clipped sovereignty. Anderson v. N. V. Transandine Handelmaatschappij, Sup., 28 N.Y. S.2d 547, 552

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