Domination

Definition of Domination

Dom`i`na´tion
n.1.The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway.
In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom.
- Burke.
2.A ruling party; a party in power.
3.A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; - a meaning given by the schoolmen.

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