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dynasty

noun

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a group of people who are related that maintain a powerful position for a long time
  • The latest heirs of the ruling dynasty have no interest in ceding their position of authority over the land.

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The first known use of dynasty was in the 14th century

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“Dynasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dynasty. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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