Definitions of championship

  1. State of being champion; leadership; supremacy. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. State of being a champion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for championship

  1. An effort was made to get up a fight between the French fleet and the English at Newport for the championship but a severe storm came up and prevented it. – Comic History of the United States by Bill Nye
  2. The championship of Germany which it assumed at the beginning of the war would no doubt have resulted in the temporary establishment of some form of German union under Austrian leadership, if the event of the war had been different; but the sovereign of Hungary and Croatia could never be the true head of the German people; and the conduct of the Austrian Government after the peace of 1809 gave little reason to regret its failure to revive a Teutonic Empire. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe