Friday, June 04, 2004


While watching ebari speak on CNN's "countdown to handover", you may want to contemplate what the dictionary says about the word "sovereignty":

sov·er·eign·ty Pronunciation Key (svr-n-t, svrn-)
n. pl. sov·er·eign·ties
1. Supremacy of authority or rule as exercised by a sovereign or sovereign state.
2. Royal rank, authority, or power.
3. Complete independence and self-government.
4. A territory existing as an independent state.