Definitions for kingdomˈkɪŋ dəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a state or government having a king or queen as its head.
anything constituting an independent realm; domain:
the kingdom of thought.
a realm of nature, esp. one of the three broad divisions of natural objects:
the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms.
Biol. a taxonomic category of the highest rank, grouping together all forms of life that share fundamental characteristics: five kingdoms are usual in modern classification schemes.
Category: Biology, Taxonomy
Ref: Compare animal (def. 1) 1 , plant (def. 1) 1 , fungus , protist , moneran.
the spiritual sovereignty or domain of God or Christ.
Origin of kingdom:
kingdom, land, realm(noun)
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"
a country with a king as head of state
the domain ruled by a king or queen
a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state
the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia
a basic group of natural objects
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the territory ruled over by a king or queen
banished from the kingdom
A nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen.
A rank in the classification of organisms, below domain and above phylum; a taxon at that rank (e.g. the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom)
the rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy
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
an extensive scientific division distinguished by leading or ruling characteristics; a principal division; a department; as, the mineral kingdom
Translations for kingdom
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a state having a king (or queen) as its head
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; He rules over a large kingdom.
- reinoPortuguese (BR)
- das KönigreichGerman
- karaliste; karaļvalstsLatvian
- ،سلطنت كردن پادشاهیPersian
- kungarike, -dömeSwedish
- 王國Chinese (Trad.)
- королівство; царствоUkrainian
- شاہی ریاستUrdu
- vương quốcVietnamese
- 王国Chinese (Simp.)
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