The three dominions together engaged some 40% of the German army.
Yet when British troops left their African, Middle Eastern, and Asian dominions, they left behind many embryonic democracies, too.
After the exile of Archelaus, his dominions were administered by his two brothers.
This was her phrase for having entered on the dominions of England.
Such are the incivilities to which travellers in the Russian dominions are too constantly exposed.
In his own dominions the voice of execration has been raised against him.
He then describes the extent222 of his dominions, and the various peoples that were subject to him.
He even offers to make a gift of his dominions to the Republic.
His banners were borne before him when he rode about to visit all parts of his dominions.
George the Fourth, indeed, pronounced him 'the most finished gentleman in my dominions.'
early 15c., from Old French dominion "dominion, rule, power," from Medieval Latin dominionem (nominative dominio), corresponding to Latin dominium "property, ownership," from dominus (see domination).
British sovereign colonies often were called dominions, hence the Dominion of Canada, the formal title after the 1867 union, and Old Dominion, the popular name for the U.S. state of Virginia, first recorded 1778.