Definition of kingship
1 : the position, office, or dignity of a king
2 : the personality of a king
3 : government by a king
Examples of kingship in a Sentence
He has all the traits required for kingship.
Recent Examples of kingship from the Web
In ancient Mesopotamia, the lion was regarded as a symbol of kingship.
The story is of Seretse Khama, heir to the kingship of an African people, who was attending school in Britain during the late 1940s.
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KINGSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kingship for English Language Learners
: the position of a king
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