- dominican republic,
- dominion day,
Origin of dominion
Examples from the Web for dominion
As for money, “we calmly accept its dominion over ourselves and our societies.”Pope Francis Declares Consumers and Capitalists Need to Help the Poor|Daniel Gross|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The plants operated by Dominion will primarily use leftovers from nearby timbering work for the biomass fuel.Dominion Completes Conversion of Coal Plant to Biomass in Virginia|William O’Connor|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Recently Republican-dominated, today the Dominion State has two centrist Democrat senators, and Obama has won the state twice.Memo to the GOP: It’s Time to Listen to Your Elders|John Avlon|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After that, Williams says, the CIA ordered her to Dominion Hospital.
Having spent a lot of time in conservative churches, one of the first questions I get is about dominion.Santorum Obliquely Suggests Obama Worships Earth, Not God|Kirsten Powers|February 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Dominion of Canada has in it more fresh-water lakes than any other country in the world.Three Boys in the Wild North Land|Egerton Ryerson Young
And king Ptolemee got the dominion of the cities by the sea side, even to Seleucia, and he devised evil designs against Alexander.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
But the Greeks were of all races least like to weld earth into one dominion.
The mildness by which absolute masters exercise their dominion leaves them masters still.
Is it not a part of the "all things" over which man was made to have dominion?Among the Forces|Henry White Warren
Word Origin for dominion
early 15c., from Old French dominion "dominion, rule, power," from Medieval Latin dominionem (nominative dominio), corresponding to Latin dominium "property, ownership," from dominus (see domination).
British sovereign colonies often were called dominions, hence the Dominion of Canada, the formal title after the 1867 union, and Old Dominion, the popular name for the U.S. state of Virginia, first recorded 1778.