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dominion

noun uk   /dəˈmɪn.jən/ formal us  
[U] control over a country or people: God has dominion over (= controls) all his creatures.Power to control [C] the land that belongs to a ruler: The chief's son would inherit all his dominions.Republics and kingdoms
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