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dominion

 
Noun dominion has 3 senses
  1. dominion, rule - dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar"
    --1 is a kind of dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control
    --1 has particulars: paramountcy; raj; reign, sovereignty; suzerainty
    Derived form: verb dominate2
  2. district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion - a region marked off for administrative or other purposes
    --2 is a kind of region
    --2 has particulars:
     administrative district, administrative division, territorial division; borderland, border district, march, marchland; city district; congressional district; development; enclave; residential district, residential area, community; goldfield; jurisdiction; mandate, mandatory; protectorate, associated state; possession; trust territory, trusteeship; Louisiana Purchase; Palatinate, Pfalz; Athos, Mount Athos; Attica; Boeotia; Acadia; Northwest Territories; Nunavut; Yukon, Yukon Territory; Northern Territory; Northern Marianas, Northern Mariana Islands; Acre; Lake District, Lakeland; Galloway; Lothian Region; East Malaysia; Sabah, North Borneo; Sarawak; West Malaysia; Natal; American Samoa, Eastern Samoa, AS; Aragon; Castile, Castilla; Catalonia; Kordofan
  3. Dominion - one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
    --3 is a kind of
    state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic
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