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sovereign
used in The War of the Worlds

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Definition
of a person:  a nation's ruler or head of state

of a political body:  not controlled by outside forces
  • Then my brother's attention was distracted by a bearded, eagle-faced man lugging a small handbag, which split even as my brother's eyes rested on it and disgorged a mass of sovereigns that seemed to break up into separate coins as it struck the ground.
    1.16 — Book 1 Chapter 16 — The Exodus from London (78% in)

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