statelet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

state +‎ -let

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

statelet (plural statelets)

  1. A very small nation-state, or a region that acts like a nation-state
    • 2009 January 14, Steven Erlanger And Michael Slackman, “Israel Says Hamas Is Damaged, Not Destroyed”:
      Egypt talks to Hamas but is not eager to see the radical Islamic group succeed in running a small statelet next door.
Last modified on 5 October 2013, at 04:20