independency

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

independent +‎ -cy

Noun[edit]

independency (plural independencies)

  1. Independence.
    • 1776 August 11, William Howe and Richard Howe, letter sent from North America to Europe with a copy of the United States Declaration of Independence:
      A printed copy of this Declaration of Independency came accidentally to our hands a few days after the dispatch of the Mercury packet, and we have the honor to enclose it.
  2. An independent territory or state.