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Definition 1: a basic group of natural objects - [noun denoting group]

(kingdom is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of kingdom ) all inorganic objects; contrasts with animal and plant kingdoms

Definition 2: a monarchy with a king or queen as head of state - [noun denoting group]

(kingdom is a kind of ...) an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

Definition 3: the highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped; one of five biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia - [noun denoting group]

(kingdom is a kind of ...) animal or plant group having natural relations

(... is a kind of kingdom ) taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals

(... is a kind of kingdom ) prokaryotic bacteria and blue-green algae and various primitive pathogens; because of lack of consensus on how to divide the organisms into phyla informal names are used for the major divisions

(... is a kind of kingdom ) in most modern classifications, replacement for the Protista; includes: Protozoa; Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta; Cryptophyta; Heterokontophyta; Rhodophyta; unicellular protists and their descendant multicellular organisms: regarded as distinct from plants and animals

(... is a kind of kingdom ) (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants

(... is a kind of kingdom ) the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, molds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants

(kingdom is a member of ...) (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

Definition 4: the domain ruled by a king or queen - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for kingdom in the sense of this definition

(kingdom is a kind of ...) territory over which rule or control is exercised

"his domain extended into Europe" "he made it the law of the land"

(... is an instance of kingdom) an ancient kingdom (later a Roman province) in North Africa in an area corresponding roughly to present-day Algeria

Definition 5: a country with a king as head of state - [noun denoting location]

(kingdom is a kind of ...) the territory occupied by a nation

"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"

(... is an instance of kingdom) an ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Saul around 1025 BC and destroyed by the Assyrians in 721 BC

(... is an instance of kingdom) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 6: a domain in which something is dominant - [noun denoting state]

Samples where kingdom or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the untroubled kingdom of reason
  • a land of make-believe
  • the rise of the realm of cotton in the south

Synonyms for kingdom in the sense of this definition

(kingdom is a kind of ...) a particular environment or walk of life

"his social sphere is limited" "it was a closed area of employment" "he's out of my orbit"

(... is a kind of kingdom ) an idyllic realm of contentment and self-indulgence

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