noun, plural dy·nas·ties.
Origin of dynasty
Examples from the Web for dynasty
A problem far more pressing for the dynasty was the Taiping revolt, which ran from 1850 to 1864 and left tens of millions dead.
The show seeks to suggest, as Dynasty and Dallas did, that rich people suffer too.
With each generation, the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has grown less impressive, and more pedestrian.
With one Clinton presidency done and another one possibly starting, this could be the making of a dynasty.
Brussels and Washington may no longer be able to contain Lukashenko as he builds a Stalinist dynasty in the heart of Europe.Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko.|Kapil Komireddi|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was killed by his enemies, and that was the end of the dynasty of Gideon.Hebrew Life and Times|Harold B. Hunting
The last days of the dynasty that had meditated the conquest of the continent to slave-holding government were evidently at hand.
This was one of time's tragedies—the dethronement of a dynasty.Louis Philippe|John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
The nineteenth dynasty ended even more disastrously than the eighteenth.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
In some vain hope of consolidating his dynasty, Witigis divorced his wife and married this young princess.Theodoric the Goth|Thomas Hodgkin