Dominion

[ UK /dəmˈɪni‍ən/ ]
[ US /dəˈmɪnjən/ ]
NOUN
  1. one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
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How To Use Dominion In A Sentence

  • Stealing away, (whence, I suppose, the ironical phrase of trusty Trojan to this day,) like a thief — pretendedly indeed at the command of the gods; but could that be, when the errand he went upon was to rob other princes, not only of their dominions, but of their lives? — Clarissa Harlowe
  • The favourite for the interdominion grand final will be decided by Monday's barrier draw.
  • Politically active conservative Christians rarely use the term dominionism as a self-description; many feel it is a loaded or pejorative term.
  • The Dominion through her Indian officers and her mounted constabulary is showing herself the inheritress of these traditions. Memories of Canada and Scotland — Speeches and Verses
  • This dominion not only extends over the open seas, but also over all creeks, arms of the sea, havens, ports, and tide-rivers, as far as the reach of the tide, around the coasts of the kingdom.
  • The show presents its monumental architecture, its military might, the way it controlled and administered its dominions through provincial satrapies and the network of roads that traversed its vast distances.
  • Alone in her dominion, the inheritress entered the death-chamber, and there passed an hour upon her knees. Veranilda
  • Commander of the Faithful, Abd al-Malik bin Marwan, who hath heard tell of the lord Solomon, son of David (on whom be peace!) and of that which the Most High bestowed upon him of supreme dominion; how he held sway over Jinn and beast and bird and was wont when he was wroth with one of the Marids, to shut him in a cucurbite of brass and, stopping its mouth on him with lead, whereon he impressed his seal ring, to cast him into the sea of Al – Karkar. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • And whereas some have attributed the Dominion to the Man onely, as being of the more excellent Sex; they misreckon in it. Leviathan
  • They truly believe they have dominion over us.
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