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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Government, Family
dynastydyn‧a‧sty /ˈdɪnəsti $ ˈdaɪ-/ ●○○ noun (plural dynasties) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PGa family of kings or other rulers whose parents, grandparents etc have ruled the country for many years 🔊 The Habsburg dynasty ruled in Austria from 1278 to 1918.2 PGSSFa period of time when a particular family ruled a country or area3 informal a group or family that controls a particular business or organization for a long time 🔊 the Rothschild banking dynasty
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dynastythe Ming dynasty
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