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English noun: kingdom

1. kingdom (state) a domain in which something is dominant


SamplesThe untroubled kingdom of reason.
A land of make-believe.
The rise of the realm of cotton in the south.


Synonymsland, realm


Broader (hypernym)area, arena, domain, field, orbit, sphere


Narrower (hyponym)lotus land, lotusland

2. kingdom (location) a country with a king as head of state


Broader (hypernym)country, land, state


Instance hyponymBritain, Great Britain, Israel, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

3. kingdom (location) the domain ruled by a king or queen


Synonymsrealm


Broader (hypernym)demesne, domain, land


Instance hyponymNumidia

4. kingdom (group) a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state


Broader (hypernym)monarchy

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


Broader (hypernym)taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group


Narrower (hyponym)animal kingdom, Animalia, Fungi, fungus kingdom, kingdom Animalia, kingdom Fungi, kingdom Monera, kingdom Plantae, kingdom Prokaryotae, kingdom Protoctista, Monera, plant kingdom, Plantae, Prokayotae, Protoctista


Member holonymphylum

6. kingdom (group) a basic group of natural objects


Broader (hypernym)group, grouping


Narrower (hyponym)mineral kingdom









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