realm

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

realm

noun \ˈrelm\

: an area of activity, interest, or knowledge

: a country that is ruled by a king or queen

Full Definition of REALM

1
:  kingdom 2
2
:  sphere, domain <within the realm of possibility>
3
:  a primary marine or terrestrial biogeographic division of the earth's surface

Examples of REALM

  1. new discoveries in the realm of medicine
  2. in political and legal realms

Origin of REALM

Middle English realme, from Anglo-French, alteration of Old French reiame, from Latin regimen control — more at regimen
First Known Use: 13th century

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