Dynasty

A dynasty is a sequence of rulers considered as members of the same family. Historians traditionally consider many sovereign states` history within a framework of successive dynasties, e.g., Ancient Egypt, Persian Empire, and Imperial China. Much of European political history is dominated by dynasties such as the Carolingians, the Capetians, the ....
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dynasty

(from the article `Europe, history of`) ...to this took place between the 9th and the 12th centuries; slowly, the emphasis upon patrilineal descent and primogeniture became ever stronger, ...
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dynasty

[n] - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Dynasty

• (n.) A race or succession of kings, of the same line or family; the continued lordship of a race of rulers. • (n.) Sovereignty; lordship; dominion.
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dynasty

noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Dynasty

[association] Dynasty is an association founded in 1999 by the Finnish bands The Rasmus, Killer and Kwan. Killer has since disbanded and are no longer considered members. ==Philosophy== The reasons for founding the association was to strengthen the co-operation between the bands and subsequently their members. Members are anticipated to dis...
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Dynasty

[sports] A sports dynasty is a team that dominates their sport or league for an extraordinary length of time. The best objective example in sports would be the world famous New York Yankees, which dominated Major League Baseball for several decades several times over. The definition of dynasty by academics implies a single leader over the b...
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Dynasty

[video game] Dynasty is a text-based resource-management game for the Apple II family of computers, written in BASIC in December 1978 by Weyman Fong and distributed by San Francisco-based Apple Core. The game is an expanded version of the earlier Hamurabi. The player assumes the role of the governor of Hunan Province in China during the Yua...
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Dynasty

Dy'nas┬Ěty (dī'n a s*tȳ or dĭn' a s*tȳ; 277) noun ; plural Dynasties (-tĭz). [ Greek dynastei`a lordship, from dynastey`ein to hold power or lordship, from dyna`sths : confer French dynastie ...
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Dynasty

A family or clan, whose eldest line was particularly wealthy and influential. Four Brockett dynasties can be mentioned
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Dynasty

a family. It usually refers to one group of kings who were all from the same family. Several dynasties ruled during each kingdom and intermediate period.
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dynasty

A succession of rulers forming a coherent sequence, even if the rulers were not always related. Ancient was traditionally divided into 30 dynasties according to the system of Egyptian historian...
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Dynasty

a succession of rulers of the same family; Egypt
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dynasty

The ruling family in a hereditary system of monarchy.
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Dynasty

When one family rules a kingdom or empire for a period of time, passing down the reign to the next generation.
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