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Definition of Dominion

Dominion

  1. Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy.
  2. Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency.
  3. That which is governed; territory over which authority is exercised; the tract, district, or county, considered as subject; as, the dominions of a king. Also used figuratively; as, the dominion of the passions.
  4. A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3.

Dominion Quotations

Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
Guru Nanak

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the extent of my power and dominion.
Alexander the Great

You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself. - Leonardo da Vinci
You can have no dominion greater or less than that over yourself.
Leonardo da Vinci

In this world no one rules by love; if you are but amiable, you are no hero; to be powerful, you must be strong, and to have dominion you must have a genius for organizing.
John Henry Newman

I would rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent than in the extent of my powers and dominion.
Alexander the Great
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Dominion Translations

dominion in Dutch is dominion
dominion in French is domination
dominion in German is Herrschaft, Oberherrschaft
dominion in Italian is egemonia
dominion in Latin is principatus
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