Some articles on kingdom:
... The great King Ravana established his kingdom here with Ravana Kotte, now submerged in the sea, as its boundary ... Agriculture flourished in area during the period of Ruhuna Kingdom ... According to Mahavamsa, the Kingdom of Ruhuna began to decline by the end of the 13th Century AD ...
... Kingdom (biology), a category in biological taxonomy. ...
... will not taste death before they see the kingdom of God.” “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death before they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom of ...
... Percentage rate of Hungarians without Kingdom of Croatia (estimations) Notes c. 1828 11,495,536 40-45% 1837 44% 37% (with Kingdom of Croatia) 1846 12,033,399 40–45% 41,6% 36,5-40% (with Kingdom of Croatia) Two years before Hungarian Revolution of 1848. 1850 11,600,000 41.4% 1880 13,749,603 46% 1900 16,838,255 51.4% 1910 18,264,533 54.5% 48,1% (with Kingdom of Croatia) 5% Jews (counted according to their mother tongue) ...
... The Kingdom of Holland 1806–1810 (Dutch Koninkrijk Holland, French Royaume de Hollande) was set up by Napoleon Bonaparte as a puppet kingdom for his third brother ... In 1807 Prussian East Frisia and Jever were added to the kingdom but in 1809, after a British invasion, Holland had to give over all territories south of the river Rhine to France ... to serve Dutch interests instead of his brother's—and the kingdom was dissolved in 1810 after which the Netherlands were annexed by France until 1813 ...
More definitions of "kingdom":
- (noun): One of seven biological categories: Monera or Protoctista or Plantae or Fungi or Animalia.
- (noun): A basic group of natural objects.
- (noun): A domain in which something is dominant.
Example: "The untroubled kingdom of reason"
Synonyms: land, realm
- (noun): The domain ruled by a king or queen.
- (noun): A country with a king as head of state.
Famous quotes containing the word kingdom:
“I suddenly realized that the devout Russian people no longer needed priests to pray them into heaven. On earth they were building a kingdom more bright than any heaven had to offer, and for which it was a glory to die.”
—John Reed (18871920)
“A box of teak, a box of sandalwood,
A brass-ringed spyglass in a case,
A coin, leaf-thin with many polishings,
Last kingdom of a gold forgotten face,
These lie about the room....”
—Philip Larkin (19221986)
“He is a strong man who can hold down his opinion. A man cannot utter two or three sentences, without disclosing to intelligent ears precisely where he stands in life and thought, namely, whether in the kingdom of the senses and the understanding, or, in that of ideas and imagination, in the realm of intuitions and duty.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)