What does Kingdom mean?

Definitions for Kingdom
ˈkɪŋ dəmKing·dom

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Kingdom.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. kingdom(noun)

    a country with a king as head of state

  3. kingdom, realm(noun)

    the domain ruled by a king or queen

  4. kingdom(noun)

    a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state

  5. kingdom(noun)

    the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia

  6. kingdom(noun)

    a basic group of natural objects

GCIDE

  1. Kingdom(n.)

    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.

    Etymology: [AS. cyningdm. See 2d King, and -dom.]

Wiktionary

  1. kingdom(Noun)

    A nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen.

  2. kingdom(Noun)

    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)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kingdom(noun)

    the rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy

    Etymology: [AS. cyningdm. See 2d King, and -dom.]

  2. Kingdom(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [AS. cyningdm. See 2d King, and -dom.]

  3. Kingdom(noun)

    an extensive scientific division distinguished by leading or ruling characteristics; a principal division; a department; as, the mineral kingdom

    Etymology: [AS. cyningdm. See 2d King, and -dom.]

Freebase

  1. Kingdom

    In biology, kingdom is a taxonomic rank, which is either the highest rank or in the more recent three-domain system, the rank below domain. Kingdoms are divided into smaller groups called phyla or divisions in botany. Currently, textbooks from the United States use a system of six kingdoms while British, Australian and Latin American textbooks may describe five kingdoms. Some recent classifications have explicitly abandoned the term "kingdom", noting that the traditional kingdoms are not monophyletic, i.e., do not consist of all the descendants of a common ancestor.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kingdom' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2294

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kingdom' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4409

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Kingdom' in Nouns Frequency: #1587

How to pronounce Kingdom?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Kingdom in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kingdom in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kingdom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Kingdom in a Sentence

  1. Olaf Scholz:

    I am still confident that there will be a majority in the parliament for agreeing to the treaty between the European Union and the United Kingdom.

  2. Nigel Dodds:

    We want to see Brexit delivered, we believe the referendum result should be respected and delivered on, but it can't be at the risk of separating Northern Ireland out from the rest of the United Kingdom.

  3. Joseph de Maistre:

    In the whole vast dome of living nature there reigns an open violence, a kind of prescriptive fury which arms all the creatures to their common doom: as soon as you leave the inanimate kingdom you find the decree of violent death inscribed on the very frontiers of life.

  4. Malcolm Muggeridge:

    The trouble with kingdoms of heaven on earth is that they're liable to come to pass, and then their fraudulence is apparent for all to see. We need a kingdom of heaven in Heaven, if only because it can't be realized.

  5. Amjad Bseisu:

    You will see incremental activities with fields that are near the major hubs, but I do think we will see a continued decline in investments in the United Kingdom and earlier decommissioning of fields.

Images & Illustrations of Kingdom

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