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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KINGDOM

Christian Greece weaker than at any time since she became a kingdom.

He registered his kingdom of Corsica for the use of his creditors.

We can think of God's Kingdom and righteousness only in the light of the pietistic.

Beyond that again is the kingdom of Prester John and of the great Cham.

For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever and ever.

For Thine Is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever.

Then he forgot that the weight of a kingdom rested upon his shoulders.

Then, as for active exercises, she could ride on horseback as well as any man in her kingdom.

A confessor was sent for, and he bequeathed his kingdom to his son Henry.

The family of the Rackrents is, I am proud to say, one of the most ancient in the kingdom.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cyningdom; see king + -dom. Cognate with Old Saxon kuningdom, Middle Dutch koninghdom, Old Norse konungdomr. The usual Old English word was cynedom; Middle English also had kingrick (for second element, see Reichstag). Meaning "one of the realms of nature" is from 1690s. Kingdom-come "the next world" (1785) is from the Lord's Prayer.

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