dominion

  • 1 DOMINION — DOMINI Le terme de dominion, au contenu juridique vague à dessein, est né en 1867 à l’occasion de la fondation de la Fédération canadienne et de la dévolution à son gouvernement central de la souveraineté interne. Il n’entre dans la titulature… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 dominion — do·min·ion /də min yən/ n 1 a: supreme authority: sovereignty b: a territory over which such authority is exercised c often cap: a self governing nation (as Canada) of the Commonwealth other than the United Kingdom that acknowl …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 dominion — DOMINIÓN, dominioane, s.n. Nume mai vechi dat statelor din afara insulelor britanice care fac parte din Imperiul Britanic, având statut de suveranitate şi egalitate în drepturi cu metropola. [pr.: ni on] – Din fr. dominion. Trimis de RACAI, 13.09 …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 Dominion — Do*min ion, n. [LL. dominio, equiv. to L. dominium. See {Domain}, {Dungeon}.] 1. Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy. [1913 Webster] I… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Dominion — может относится к: Содержание 1 Кино и телевидение 2 Музыка 3 Компании 4 См …

    Википедия

  • 6 dominion — (n.) early 15c., from O.Fr. dominion dominion, rule, power, from M.L. dominionem (nom. dominio), corresponding to L. dominium property, ownership, from dominus (see DOMINATION (Cf. domination)). British sovereign colonies often were called… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Dominion — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dominion, de nombre real Matti Mäkelä, es un músico de Suecia que ha pertenecido a la banda de Dark Funeral, grabando y participando del álbum Diabolis Interim y en la gira Diabolis Interium world tour. Fue el… …

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  • 8 dominion — ► NOUN 1) sovereignty; control. 2) the territory of a sovereign or government. 3) (Dominion) historical a self governing territory of the British Commonwealth. ORIGIN Latin dominium, from dominus lord, master …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 dominìōn — m 〈G dominióna〉, {{c=1}}v. {{ref}}dominij (3){{/ref}} …

    Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • 10 dominion — dominìōn m <G dominióna> DEFINICIJA v. dominij (3) …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 11 dominion — control, command, sway, authority, jurisdiction, *power Analogous words: ascendancy, *supremacy: sovereignty (see under FREE adj) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 dominion — [n] area of rule; authority ascendancy, authorization, bailiwick, command, commission, control, country, demesne, district, domain, dominance, domination, empire, enclave, field, government, jurisdiction, management, power, preeminence,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 dominion — [də min′yən, dōmin′yən] n. [ME dominioun < ML dominio < L dominus: see DOMINATE] 1. rule or power to rule; sovereign authority; sovereignty 2. a governed territory or country 3. [D ] a name formerly used for certain self governing nations… …

    English World dictionary

  • 14 Dominion — This article is about the Dominions of the British Empire and of the Commonwealth of Nations. For other uses, see Dominion (disambiguation) A dominion, often Dominion,[1] refers to one of a group of autonomous polities that were nominally under… …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Dominion — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Dominion (homonymie). Un dominion, mot d origine anglaise, désignait jusqu en 1948 un État autonome au sein de l Empire britannique. Le Canada, l Australie, la Nouvelle Zélande, l Afrique du Sud (alors l Union d… …

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  • 16 Dominion —    From the latin dominus (“lord”), the term dominion means an area of rule or domination. The word was used in this sense to name the seventeenth century Dominion of New England and the “Old Dominion” of Virginia, both so named under the Stuarts …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 17 Dominion — Als Dominion (deutsch etwa Herrschaftsgebiet) wurden ab Anfang des 20. Jahrhunderts offiziell die sich selbst verwaltenden Kolonien des Britischen Reiches bezeichnet. Der Begriff wurde erstmals im modernen Sinne im Verfassungsgesetz von 1867 des… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 18 dominion — /deuh min yeuhn/, n. 1. the power or right of governing and controlling; sovereign authority. 2. rule; control; domination. 3. a territory, usually of considerable size, in which a single rulership holds sway. 4. lands or domains subject to… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Dominion — Do|mị|ni|on 〈[ njən] n. 15; Pl. a.: ni|en〉 überseeischer Teil des Brit. Reiches mit Selbstregierung [engl. „Herrschaft, Herrschaftsgebiet“ <lat. dominium „Herrschaft“] * * * Dominion   [də mɪnjən; englisch »Herrschaft«, »Gebiet«] das, s/ s… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 20 dominion — The exercise of authority. In the creation narrative of the Priestly [[➝ Priestly narrative]] writer the human species is given dominion over the rest of creation (Gen. 1:26, 28) but subject to the ultimate dominion of the Lord (Ps. 22:28).… …

    Dictionary of the Bible


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