Essential Meaning of dynasty
1 : a family of rulers who rule over a country for a long period of time a dynasty that ruled China for nearly 300 years also : the period of time when a particular dynasty is in power There was a civil war during the dynasty.
2 : a family, team, etc., that is very powerful or successful for a long period of time She was born into a powerful political dynasty. a baseball dynasty
Full Definition of dynasty
1 : a succession of rulers of the same line of descent (see descent sense 1a) a dynasty that ruled China for nearly 300 years
2 : a powerful group or family that maintains its position for a considerable time born into a powerful political dynasty a baseball dynasty
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