n.1.Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy.
I praised and honored him that liveth forever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion.
- Dan. iv. 34.
To choose between dominion or slavery.
- Jowett (Thucyd. ).
2.Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency.
3.That which is governed; territory over which authority is exercised; the tract, district, or county, considered as subject; as, the dominions of a king. Also used figuratively; as, the dominion of the passions.
4.A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3.
Noun1.dominion - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
Synonyms: rule
2.dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
3.Dominion - one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth

DOMINION. The right of the owner of a thing to use it or dispose of it at his pleasure. See Domain; 1 White's New Coll. 85; Jacob's Intr. 39.

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