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With the appearance of British paramountcy at the Cape came a hint of law and order, of progress and its accompaniment—taxation.

He would have tolerated their “gentility nonsense” if they would have acknowledged his paramountcy.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Anglo-French paramont, Old French paramont "above" (in place, order, degree), mid-14c., from Old French par "by," from Latin per "through, for, by" (see per (prep.)) + amont "up," from a mont "upward" (see amount (v.)). The whole from Latin per ad montem, literally "to the hill."

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