Definition of Puppet government
1. Noun. A government that is appointed by and whose affairs are directed by an outside authority that may impose hardships on those governed.
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Literary usage of Puppet government
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1. Assessing the Soviet Threat: The Early Cold War Years edited by Woodrow J. Kuhns (1999)
"The presence of the Western Powers in Berlin adds to the difficulty of establishing a Soviet puppet government in Eastern Germany, because of the ..."
2. Biographical Dictionary of the Comintern by Branko Lazitch (1986)
"After his return to Moscow and at the time of the Russo-Finnish war in December 1939 Stalin formed a Finnish puppet government in ..."
3. The Storm Clouds Clear Over China: The Memoir of Ch'en Li-fu, 1900-1993 by Li-Fu Ch'en, Hsu-hsin Chang, Ramon Hawley Myers (1994)
"... ibid., G-2 Report, no. 9170, January 3, 1939, pp. 3-7. 10. Concerning the Chungking-Japan-Nanking-puppet government relationship, see Ambassador ..."
4. Breaking with Communism: The Intellectual Odyssey of Bertram D. Wolfe by Bertram David Wolfe, Robert Hessen (1990)
"It would have become a puppet, too, bearing the same brand on its forehead that has marked the Lublin puppet government from the day of its birth. ..."
5. The New York Times Current History (1919)
"The following introduction and the explanatory notes throughout are his: Germany made its Russian peace with Its own puppet Government, the misnamed Council ..."
6. New York Times Current History (1919)
"The following introduction and the explanatory notes throughout are his: Germany made Its Russian peace with its own puppet Government, the misnamed Council ..."
7. Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union by Richard Felix Staar (1991)
"Soviet transport aircraft continued to deliver military equipment and ammunition in an attempt to keep the puppet government in power. ..."
8. The Englishman in China During the Victorian Era: As Illustrated in the by Alexander Michie (1900)
"A puppet Government is an intelligible thing, but of a puppet pulled by a dozen strings no clear conception can be formed. Such, however, has been the ..."