Associations to the word «Dominion»


DOMINION, noun. Power or the use of power; sovereignty over something; stewardship, supremacy.
DOMINION, noun. Predominance; ascendancy
DOMINION, noun. (sometimes figurative) A kingdom, nation, or other sphere of influence; governed territory.
DOMINION, noun. (historical) One of the dependencies of the British Empire given self-government and eventually independence, such as Canada, Newfoundland, or the Irish Free State.
DOMINION, noun. (Biblical tradition) An order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above angels and below thrones.
DOMINION, proper noun. Any of the self-governing nations of the British Commonwealth.
DOMINION DAY, proper noun. (Canada) (historical) Canada Day (before being renamed in 1982)
DOMINION DAY, proper noun. (NZ) A day commemorating the granting of national status to New Zealand.
DOMINION THEOLOGY, noun. Dominionism

Dictionary definition

DOMINION, noun. Dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar".
DOMINION, noun. A region marked off for administrative or other purposes.
DOMINION, noun. One of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King