n.1.The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy.
Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom.
- Ps. cxiv. 13.
When Jehoram was risen up to the kingdom of his father, he strengthened himself.
- 2 Chron. xxi. 4.
2.The territory or country subject to a king or queen; the dominion of a monarch; the sphere in which one is king or has control.
Unto the kingdom of perpetual night.
- Shak.
3.An extensive scientific division distinguished by leading or ruling characteristics; a principal division; a department; as, the mineral kingdom. In modern biology, the division of life into five kingdoms is widely used for classification.
Animal kingdom
See under Animal.
Kingdom of God
a - The universe.
b - That spiritual realm of which God is the acknowledged sovereign.
c - The authority or dominion of God.
Mineral kingdom
See under Mineral.
United Kingdom
See under United.
Vegetable kingdom
See under Vegetable.
Noun1.kingdom - a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
Synonyms: realm, land
2.kingdom - a country with a king as head of state
3.kingdom - the domain ruled by a king or queen
Synonyms: realm
4.kingdom - a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
5.kingdom - one of seven biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
6.kingdom - a basic group of natural objects

KINGDOM. A country where an officer called a king exercises the powers of government, whether the same be absolute or limited. Wolff, Inst. Nat. Sec. 994. In some kingdoms the executive officer may be a woman, who is called a queen.

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