[ hej-uh-mon ]
/ ˈhɛdʒ əˌmɒn /
a person, nation, etc., that has or exercises hegemony.
Words nearby hegemon
Origin of hegemon
First recorded in 1900–05, hegemon is from the Greek word hēgemṓn leader, guide
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Examples from the Web for hegemon
America—Hegemon, hyper-puissance, whatever—needs, in these times, a muscular smaller ally without a sidekick-complex.
Some of the jokes of Hegemon, who first introduced dramatic parody, were of a similar description, but more unpleasant.History of English Humour, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Alfred Guy Kingan L'Estrange