noun, plural dy·nas·ties.
Origin of dynasty
Examples from the Web for dynastic
But some of the most obvious places where dynastic power can be seen are on the executive side of the business.
Might that be Hafsat herself, a dynastic political power and dedicated public servant already?
“The dynastic choice is the only viable one,” wrote director Alessandro Sallusti.Could Silvio Berlusconi’s Daughter Take Over Italy, Too?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|May 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Russian Revolution summed everything up in an instant: in place of dynastic rule, absolutism of a different kind.
It turns the focus to the inner lives of three young women caught in the dynastic soap opera.
The dynastic question was far from being the principal one in the eyes of the nobles.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
The death of Charles V. and dynastic revolutions in England stopped the war for thirty-five years.
Their dynastic ambition has been made a convenient battle-cry to cover their crimes.The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg,|Alexander Michie
Indeed, for the dynastic period, the agreement of these old Sumerian lists with the chronological system of Berossus is striking.Legends Of Babylon And Egypt|Leonard W. King
These scarabs have not been found in the early Dynastic graves.Ancient Man in Britain|Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for dynastic
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for dynasty
Word Origin and History for dynastic (1 of 2)
mid-15c. (earlier dynastia, late 14c.), from Middle French dynastie and directly from Late Latin dynastia, from Greek dynasteia "power, lordship, sovereignty," from dynastes "ruler, chief," from dynasthai "have power."