Noun(1) dominance or power through legal authority(2) a region marked off for administrative or other purposes(3) one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
(1) That is when the state takes dominion over the highways, treating them as their own.(2) There's no sign that any monarch would have recognised the concept, given that throughout history they'd a habit of claiming dominion over many nations.(3) By the time Orwell returned to England in 1927 he had a hatred not just of colonialism, but of ├ö├ç├┐every form of man's dominion over man├ö├ç├û.(4) Such dominion , already established with the water mill and other mechanisations, became part of the perspective of the new intellectuals.(5) Traditions teach us that we should have dominion over nature, and not be a part of nature.(6) We have dominion over the plants, the animals, the trees.(7) Humans can labour with their hands and brains, can plan and develop productive techniques, and have amassed centuries of culture and knowledge that have enabled them to control and hold dominion over the rest of nature.(8) You grit your teeth in pride as the machine roars to terrible life, proclaiming your dominion over all who dare to get in your way.(9) It identifies the restoration of dominion over the powers in the new humanity.(10) Expectations that wild animals be seen and not heard, that they not get too close, reveal that we still believe we hold dominion over animals and nature.(11) To consider work and the worker in the light of humanity's dominion over the earth goes to the very heart of the ethical and social question.(12) All activities by which we shape and maintain our world, in all of its many complexities, also are an expression of the power of dominion over the world.(13) But of course, not everything in the garden is lovely, and there are times when nature's dominion over the humble gardener can be infuriating.(14) The cells reduced all other species to near elimination, and established dominion over the corporeal plane of the entity.(15) From public schools to elementary schools, the history of the empire was still little taught, while for most young people Empire Day meant an extra holiday rather than a commitment to dominion over palm and pine.(16) man's attempt to establish dominion over nature
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We'll spread our DOMINION
across the green lands,
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 3
Your DOMINION over the Vale begins now!
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 9
The Starks will have DOMINION
over all lands north of Moat Cailin,
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 5
Joffrey and the Queen Regent must renounce
all claim to DOMINION of the North.
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 1
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