For a year now, however, relative peace has reigned within the Obama administration on these matters.
Crowley reigned the candidate in, and at one point told him firmly and justifiably to sit down.
The Qajars had reigned over the country for 131 years, and had numerous wives and offspring.
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.