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English definition of “kingdom”

kingdom

noun [C]     /ˈkɪŋ.dəm/
B2 a country ruled by a king or queen : the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandRepublics and kingdoms an area that is controlled by a particular person or where a particular quality is important : the kingdom of God / Heaven the kingdom of love Range and limits literary an area of activity : the kingdom of the theatre the kingdoms of the mind Topics and areas of interest C2 one of the groups that natural things can be divided into, depending on their type : the animal / plant kingdomClassifying and creating order
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