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va·sal

(vā'săl),
Relating to a vas or to vasa.

vasal

(vā′səl, -zəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or connected with a vessel or duct of the body.

vasal

An obsolete adjective referring to a vas or vasa; ductular, vascular.

va·sal

(vā'săl)
Relating to a vas or to vasa.
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This rule that limited the foreign connections of the vassal kings was apparently the same for all categories of Hittite dependencies.
From time to time these rulers were obliged to be the vassals of militarily superior powers such as the Samanids, the Seljuqs, and the Mongol Il-khans, but they reasserted their independence as circumstances permitted.
After a series of futile negotiations with Ferrarese envoys about allegiances and salt prices, by late summer 1510 Julius had decided to go to war against his reluctant vassal.
Iraq really is a failed state or a vassal state now of Iran.
Treating our great neighbours Scotland as a vassal state - 50 seats the price paid for such stupidity.
Iran wants the Baghdad state (Maliki controlled less than 50 per cent of the land that was Baathist or Hashemite Iraq) whose authority only extends from Samara to Basra in the Gulf as a vassal, a satellite state.
Rivals of Kurdistan President Mass'oud Barzani, whose clan has struggled for Kurdish independence since the 1880s, fear that such an entity would only be a Turkish vassal state.
A caliphate would hold that the Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Jordan, and the Republics of Turkey, Egypt, and Iran would be vassal states under its suzerainty and the kings and presidents of these countries are vassals.
He assured that legislations like the establishment of an independent Ehtisab (Accountability) Commission, a model local government system in which power and authority is being devolved to even the village and tehsil level, Conflict of Interest Law, The Right to Service Law, E-Governance and E-Businesses Laws, The Public Private Partnership Law and The Vassal Law are in final stages and would soon be promulgated.
The UK seems now to be a vassal state of the USA taking our instructions and intelligence reports direct from the State Department no questions asked.
Woguo Zhuhou Jingji de Xingchen jiqi Biduan he Gengyuan (Emergence of Vassal Economies in Our Country and its Negative Consequences and Causes).