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GREAT SEAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does great seal mean? 

GREAT SEAL (noun)
  The noun GREAT SEAL has 1 sense:

1. the principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty

  Familiarity information: GREAT SEAL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GREAT SEAL (noun)


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Meaning:

The principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("great seal" is a kind of...):

seal; stamp (a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents)

Instance hyponyms:

Great Seal of the United States (the seal of the United States government)


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