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Definition: Squatter sovereignty
1. One who squats; specifically, one who settles unlawfully
upon land without a title. In the United States and
Australia the term is sometimes applied also to a person
who settles lawfully upon government land under legal
permission and restrictions, before acquiring title.
In such a tract, squatters and trespassers were
tolerated to an extent now unknown. --Macaulay.
2. (Zo["o]l.) See Squat snipe
, under Squat
, the right claimed by the squatters,
or actual residents, of a Territory of the United States
to make their own laws. [Local, U.S.] --Bartlett.