Origin of dominion
Related formsin·ter·do·min·ion, adjectiveself-do·min·ion, noun
Examples from the Web for dominions
The three Dominions together engaged some 40% of the German army.
Yet when British troops left their African, Middle Eastern, and Asian dominions, they left behind many embryonic democracies, too.
Philip's orders had arrived: no Englishman of any creed or kind was to be allowed to trade in his West India dominions.English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century|James Anthony Froude
Our sovereign has not always been powerful enough to defend all his dominions.Toronto of Old|Henry Scadding
The same may be said of the tremendous devastation of the Roman dominions.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
A large expedition was sent to Lombok in 1894, and almost the whole of that island was incorporated in the Dutch dominions.
Their deputies are instructed to insist upon a warranty of their East and West India dominions.