Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small state.

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  • noun A very small nation-state, or a region that acts like a nation-state

Etymologies

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state +‎ -let

Examples

  • It is, they assert, a noble statelet which is as close to a socialist utopia as we're going to get in this lifetime and would be even better if those mean Americans lifted their sanctions.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • It is, they assert, a noble statelet which is as close to a socialist utopia as we're going to get in this lifetime and would be even better if those mean Americans lifted their sanctions.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • It is, they assert, a noble statelet which is as close to a socialist utopia as we're going to get in this lifetime and would be even better if those mean Americans lifted their sanctions.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • It is, they assert, a noble statelet which is as close to a socialist utopia as we're going to get in this lifetime and would be even better if those mean Americans lifted their sanctions.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • The reality now is a kind of "ten percent solution," a rump statelet without sovereignty, freedom of movement, or control of its own land, air, or water.

    Sandy Tolan: It's the Occupation, Stupid

  • On the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen is the one imminent security threat, as an al Qaeda offshoot carves out a statelet from the unraveling of the sitting regime.

    The Arab Spring Is Still Alive

  • Dodik has threatened to secede and create an independent statelet.

    Bosnia Votes, But Minds Seem Set

  • A rather tough read about the arrival of the American oil companies in an unnamed Arab statelet, and the social disruption that this inflicts on the population.

    Linkspam for 17-6-2009

  • Dodik has threatened to secede and create an independent statelet.

    Bosnia Votes, But Minds Seem Set

  • Dodik has threatened to secede and create an independent statelet.

    Bosnia Votes, But Minds Seem Set

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