kingdom kingdom  /ˈkɪŋ dəm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a domain in which something is dominant
  2. (n) a country with a king as head of state
  3. (n) the domain ruled by a king or queen
  4. (n) a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
  5. (n) the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
  6. (n) a basic group of natural objects

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The kingdom's rail transport consists of one steam engine, two diesels, a few ramshackle freight cars, and only 200 miles of track to run them on.
  2. A PTI special report on the bloody civil war that is tearing the Himalayan kingdom apart.
  3. This is a kingdom that dates back 100 years, but absolute power remains in the hands of one family, albeit a very large family.

News

  1. Kingdom Living Ministries to host Community Day June 29

    Kingdom Living Ministries International in Peachtree City will host a Community Fun, Family, and Friends Day on Saturday, June 29, from noon until 6 p.m. The event is being held in partnership with community residents, community leaders and business partners to further strengthen the quality of family, friends, and faith. The day’s activities will include health awareness and screenings from ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Fayette Citizen

  2. Kingdom Hearts 3 announced, coming to the PlayStation 4

    Sony announced Kingdom Hearts 3 at its E3 press conference as the latest sequel in the long-running Square Enix/Disney series. The company showed off a short trailer, which traced the history of the Kingdom Hearts series, and then revealed some gameplay footage from the title. The game will arrive on the PlayStation 4, but no date for release was given yet. Kingdom Hearts 3 announced, coming to ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  3. Kingdom Hearts III Finally Announced

    The moment Kingdom Hearts fans have long awaited is here. Today, at the Sony press conference, Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts III is in development.. Ever since the end of Kingdom Hearts II, which released in 2006, fans have been yearning for this entry. Many spin-offs teased Kingdom Hearts III and have filled in much of the backstory in the trilogy. Now it's time to see how Sora and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Game Informer

Quotes

  1. Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass says the new findings are "the most distinguished tombs ever found from the Old Kingdom,"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Zahi Hawass Source: The Associated Press

  2. "The United Kingdom is deeply concerned at the arrest and, in some cases, continued detention of some of our hard-working locally engaged staff in Tehran," Miliband said. "This is harassment and intimidation of a kind which is quite...
    on Jun 28, 2009 By: David Miliband Source: Voice of America

  3. "Under the government-run health care system they have in Canada and the United Kingdom, I wouldn't have had the opportunity to get those tests so quickly," said Myrick. "One international study found that three times as many citizens in...
    on Sep 19, 2009 By: Sue Myrick Source: TPMDC (blog)

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