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. President Francois Hollande:

    France wants the UK to remain in the European Union, we think it's in the interest of Europe and in the interest of the United Kingdom to be together but the people must always be respected.

  2. The Huffington Post:

    The investigation uncovered more than 100,000 documents, including emails and business contracts showcasing bribery of foreign officials, law enforcement agencies in Australia, Iraq, Monaco, the United States, and the United Kingdom are investigating Unaoil and its partners.

  3. Elie Wiesel:

    That is my major preoccupation --memory, the kingdom of memory. I want to protect and enrich that kingdom, glorify that kingdom and serve it.

  4. Theresa May:

    The pictures of children being held in what appear to be cages are deeply disturbing, this is wrong, this is not something that we agree with, and this is not the United Kingdom's approach.

  5. Kristen Breitweiser:

    It’s not pleasant for 9/11 families to have our biggest sources of opposition to come from our White House and our State Department but, adding to that, a lot of the lobbying firms the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has hired are run by well-entrenched former elected officials, or by those from the Armed Services or other leadership positions, and frankly it’s bipartisan and a big problem.

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