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kingdom

king·dom

kingdom

 
pronunciation:
kIng dm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a country that is ruled by a king or queen.
The news of the royal wedding spread quickly over the kingdom.
synonyms:
monarchy, realm
similar words:
domain, dominion, empire
definition 2: one of the large divisions of living things, such as the plant kingdom, the animal kingdom, and the fungus kingdom.
similar words:
category, class, family, genus, kind, order, realm, species
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The word kingdom contains the following part:
-dom Old English noun-forming suffix that means domain of; state of being
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The suffix -dom attaches to primarily Old English adjectives and nouns.