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Meaning of DYNASTY

Pronunciation:  'dInustee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

DYNASTY is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 See Also: Capet, Carolingian dynasty, Ch'ing, Ch'ing dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty, family, family line, folk, Habsburg, Han, Han dynasty, Hanover, Hanoverian line, Hapsburg, Hohenzollern, House of Hanover, House of Lancaster, House of Tudor, House of Windsor, House of York, kinfolk, kinsfolk, Lancaster, Lancastrian line, Liao, Liao dynasty, Manchu, Manchu dynasty, Ming, Ming dynasty, Mongol dynasty, phratry, Plantagenet, Plantagenet line, Qing, Qing dynasty, Romanoff, Romanov, Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, sept, Shang, Shang dynasty, Song, Song dynasty, Stuart, Sung, Sung dynasty, Tang, Tang dynasty, Tudor, Valois, Wei, Wei dynasty, Windsor, York, Yuan, Yuan dynasty, Zhou, Zhou dynasty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dy"nas*ty\ (?; 277), n.; pl. {Dynasties}. [Gr. ?
lordship, fr. ? to hold power or lordship, fr. ?: cf. F.
dynastie dynasty. See {Dynast}.]
1. Sovereignty; lordship; dominion. --Johnson.

2. A race or succession of kings, of the same line or family;
   the continued lordship of a race of rulers.