from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A badge or mark of royalty or supremacy, generally a crown of some unusual character.
- noun One of three main divisions of natural objects (collectively called
Imperium Naturæ), technically classed as the Regnum Animale, R. Vegetabile, and R. Minerale: used by the older naturalists before and for some time after Linnæus, and later represented by the familiar English phrases animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdom. (See kingdom, 6.) A fourth, R. Primigenium, was formally named by Hogg. See Primalia, Protista.
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- noun biology, taxonomy A
rankin the classification of organisms, also known as kingdom
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Amen dico vobis, nisi conversi fueritis, & efficiamini sicut parvuli, non intrabitis in regnum coelorum.
Ninth Ordo calls the papal cap regnum, but in the description that the Ordo gives of this cap we hear nothing at all of a crown, but merely that the regnum was a helmet-like cap made of white material.
It is called regnum paratum, a kingdom prepared, which implies something that is rare and excellent.
That is what the weak Tory leaders did with their biggest threats during the Thatcher-Cameron inter-regnum.
Other words, it is closer to archaic orders, and social rules characteristic to the animal regnum - where everyhting is defined by a genetic makeup.
Obama chooses to lump the Clinton economic inter-regnum with GOP reign of terror since 1981 and it is not just flat out wrong that he does so but also rather bizarre since back in January in Reno he had such effusive praise for Reagan.
The Israel government cynically launched its war on Gaza during the US Presidential inter-regnum thinking it would be a vote-winner for their up-coming elections.
Pater noster, quis es in coelis; sanctificetur nomen tuum: ad veniat regnum tuum: fiat voluntas tua, sicut in coelo, et in terra.
From evolution viewpoint, it is ancient, close to animal regnum because axioms are kin to instincts, which imply automatic recognition.
I believe that Cast Lead was an Israeli election tactic timed to coincide with the Washington inter-regnum.