Definitions of dominion

  1. a territorial possession controlled by a ruling state Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That which is governed; territory over which authority is exercised; the tract, district, or county, considered as subject; as, the dominions of a king. Also used figuratively; as, the dominion of the passions. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Supreme authority or control; sovereignty; rule; a territory or country subject to the control of one government. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Lordship: highest power and authority: control: the country or persons governed:-pl. (B.) angelic and powerful spirits. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Lordship; sovereignty; the country governed; region. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Sovereign authority; rule; sway. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. Supreme power or authority; the power of controlling; territory under the authority of a prince or state; government; ascendant; an order of angels; persons governed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. Supreme power or authority; territory or district governed by a prince; rule; control. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for dominion

  1. If they are unwilling to consider us as such, let them subject us to their dominion if they can. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. Direct relations between the individual Provinces of the Federation and the Mother Country practically ceased, and were replaced by a Federal relation with the Dominion – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers