microstate

microstate

[mahy-kroh-steyt]
noun

Origin:
1965–70; micro- + state

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microstate (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌsteɪt)
 
n
Also called: mini-state a very small nation that is an internationally-recognized sovereign state

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