Meaning of “reign” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /reɪn/

a period of time when a king or queen rules a country:

the reign of Henry VIII
IMPORTANT JOB [ no plural ]

a period of time when someone controls a sports team, an organization, etc:

Christie's reign as captain of the British athletics team

(Definition of “reign noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)