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dynasty

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪn.ə.sti/ us    /ˈdaɪ.nə-/
a series of rulers or leaders who are all from the same family, or a period when a country is ruled by them: The Mogul dynasty ruled over India for centuries.
dynastic
adjective uk   /daɪˈnæs.tɪk/ formal us  
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