Economists in the last couple years said that it would still be 10 to 15 years before China reigned.
For a year now, however, relative peace has reigned within the Obama administration on these matters.
The Qajars had reigned over the country for 131 years, and had numerous wives and offspring.
Crowley reigned the candidate in, and at one point told him firmly and justifiably to sit down.
Yet the biggest change might be the curious disappearance of the diva, a type of singer who reigned supreme during the 1990s.
Restrained from open vice by educational views and the fear of man, how much ungodliness has reigned within me!
One could even believe she had reigned a beauty, as the tradition of the house declared.
Avignon, the city of the seven French popes, who reigned seventy years, was the next stopping-place on our itinerary.
If Paris reigned, it was because it was able to exercise its intelligence freely.
And Jehoshaphat the son of Asa reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.
early 13c., "kingdom," from Old French reigne "kingdom, land, country" (Modern French règne), from Latin regnum "kingship, dominion, rule, realm," related to regere (see regal). Meaning "period of rule" first recorded mid-14c.
"to hold or exercise sovereign power," late 13c., from Old French regner "rule, reign" (12c.), from Latin regnare "have royal power, be king, rule, reign," from regnum (see reign (n.)). Related: Reigned; reigning; regnal.