Origin of kingdom
Synonyms for kingdom
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But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
The young Jordanian pilot comes from a well-known military family in the kingdom and his uncle is a retired major general.
King Lear becomes Lear texting “okay who wants a kingdom,” to which Goneril replies “me me I do.”
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley Lear gave away his kingdom.
They see it as being in the tradition of their grandfather, Abdul Aziz, the great warrior of the desert who created the Kingdom.
These may be the least in the kingdom of heaven, but by the law of moral equation they can not be excluded.The Theistic Conception of the World|B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
The capital of the kingdom of Lilliput appeared to be partially surrounded by a vast and melancholy campagna of turnips.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
Through them their master acted as the guardian of the young king and the suzerain of the kingdom.The English Church in the Middle Ages|William Hunt
It was plundered in 730 by the Saracens, but in the 10th century became the capital of the kingdom of Arles (see below).
Whether he was seeking a wife or a kingdom, he would have his will, but he could wait for it.William the Conqueror|Edward Augustus Freeman
Old English cyningdom; see king + -dom. Cognate with Old Saxon kuningdom, Middle Dutch koninghdom, Old Norse konungdomr. The usual Old English word was cynedom; Middle English also had kingrick (for second element, see Reichstag). Meaning "one of the realms of nature" is from 1690s. Kingdom-come "the next world" (1785) is from the Lord's Prayer.
In biology, the largest of the divisions of living things. The best-known kingdoms are those of the plants and animals. Modern biologists recognize three additional kingdoms: Monera (or Prokaryotae) (for example, bacteria and blue-green algae), Protoctista (for example, red algae, slime molds, and amoebas and other protozoa), and fungi. (See Linnean classification.)