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Paramount

(pâr`əmount'), city (1990 pop. 47,669), Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1957. Originally a dairy region, it has become highly industrialized since the 1950s. The growing city has industries that manufacture pipe, rolled copper and other metal products, lawn and garden tractors, aerospace parts, and ice-resurfacing machines.

paramount

Rare a supreme ruler
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Benyon, Proconsul and Paramountcy in South Africa (Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1980), 150.
The British also confirmed princely rights and privileges in exchange for the recognition of British paramountcy in the two-fifths of British India known as Princely India.
Despite the long-term presence of some kind of state apparatus, in the form of either colonial rule or an independent though authoritarian regime, local communities have often functioned according to their own fundamentally stateless structures, regardless of the paramountcy of the machine controlled by the capital city.
Another contending vision for Canadian foreign policy in this new century is a regional one, based on what a former Canadian Ambassador to the us, Allan Gotlieb, calls "the paramountcy of Canada-U.
To improve the attempt at defining ethnography the writers go on to discuss What ethnographers achieve and here they include the paramountcy of the insider's perspective in interpreting the data.
Its presumption is to start with the most dialogue-based approach that can be crafted for securing compliance with the law in situations where there has been harm or trauma and aims to support compliance in a context built on the paramountcy of protection from further harm, healing, and repair or restoration.
Rudyard Kipling's Letters of Marque, subsequently published in From Sea to Sea (1900), described his travels in the Native States of Rajputana, states that had never been conquered and absorbed into British India, but which had peacefully recognized British paramountcy.
Coincidentally, 1851 was the year of theGreat Exhibition, when the British Empire was approaching its paramountcy,and 1912 the year when the Liverpool-registered and owned liner Titanic sank, sending shock-waves through the nation's hitherto unshakeable self-confidence.
However, even in Palestine, the paramountcy of Hebrew was never assured because fluency was elusive.
Konkombas gradually conformed to the dominant political system until the late 1970s when a faction within their leadership advocated for asserting Konkomba paramountcy.
attempts at 'imperialism on the cheap,' the foreign challenge to British paramountcy in tropical Africa [in the late nineteenth century] and the comparative absence there of large-scale, strong, indigenous political organizations which had served informal expansion so well elsewhere, eventually dictated the switch to formal rule.
The changes have been couched in the language of freedom of choice, deserts and paramountcy of need (George and Napier 1997).