Definitions

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  • n. A kingdom or realm.
  • n. Sovereignty; kingly authority; kingship.
  • n. A king's reign.
  • n. Monarchy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kingdom.

Etymologies

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From Middle English kingrike, kingriche, equivalent to king +‎ -ric. Cognate with Dutch koninkrijk, German Königreich, Danish kongerige, Swedish konungarike, Icelandic lang-is.

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