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The deity in this case is the one who has dominion over the lottery.

Their dominion extends even beyond what actually happens in the universe to encompass what can, and cannot, be made to happen.

In almost all instances, the state government enjoyed legal dominion over city government, and could override any local law or action taken.

Her dominion — what the podcast “Dolly Parton’s America” likes to call the “Dollyverse” — spans genres, generations and continents.

According to Genesis, man held dominion over the rest of Creation.

As for money, “we calmly accept its dominion over ourselves and our societies.”

The Old Dominion is now a national bellwether, and the GOP is looking like anything but a national party.

In the Old Dominion, McAuliffe defeated Ken Cuccinelli with a mere plurality of votes after having trailed throughout the evening.

One of the most controversial issues in the Old Dominion is transportation.

The plants operated by Dominion will primarily use leftovers from nearby timbering work for the biomass fuel.

“Doctrine”—the Monroe doctrine declared that no foreign power should acquire additional dominion in America.

O Lord our God, other lords besides thee have had dominion over us, only in thee let us remember thy name.

In the Dominion it is invariably obtained from hard rock somewhat difficult to work.

O Lord our God, other lords beside thee have had dominion over us; but by thee only will we make mention of thy name.

Speaking generally, the Dominion railways are highly efficient and serve their purpose well.


On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dominion, such as: ascendancy, authorization, bailiwick, command, commission, and control.

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