Definition for SU-PREM'A-CY

SU-PREM'A-CY, n. [See Supreme.]

State of being supreme or in the highest station of power; highest authority or power; as, the supremacy of the King of Great Britain; or the supremacy of parliament. The usurped power of the pope being destroyed, the crown was restored to its supremacy over spiritual men and causes. – Blackstone. Oath of supremacy, in Great Britain, an oath which acknowledges the supremacy of the king in spiritual affairs, and renounces or abjures the pretended supremacy of the pope.

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