kingdom

11 ENTRIES FOUND:

king·dom

noun \ˈkiŋ-dəm\

: a country whose ruler is a king or queen

: the spiritual world of which God is king

: one of the three main divisions into which natural objects are classified

Full Definition of KINGDOM

1
archaic :  kingship
2
:  a politically organized community or major territorial unit having a monarchical form of government headed by a king or queen
3
often capitalized
a :  the eternal kingship of God
b :  the realm in which God's will is fulfilled
4
a :  a realm or region in which something is dominant
b :  an area or sphere in which one holds a preeminent position
5
a :  one of the three primary divisions into which natural objects are commonly classified — compare animal kingdom, mineral kingdom, plant kingdom
b :  a major category (as Plantae or Protista) in biological taxonomy that ranks above the phylum and below the domain

Examples of KINGDOM

  1. After Queen Mary I died, her half sister Elizabeth ruled the kingdom.
  2. <a studio head who was once the undisputed ruler of the kingdom of Hollywood>

First Known Use of KINGDOM

before 12th century

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

king·dom

noun \ˈkiŋ-dəm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KINGDOM

1
: any of the three primary divisions into which natural objects are grouped—see animal kingdom, mineral kingdom, plant kingdom
2
: a major category (as Protista) in biological taxonomy that ranks above the phylum and below the domain

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