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kingdom

noun
     
Related topics: Government
king‧dom W3 [countable]
1PG a country ruled by a king or queen:
the United Kingdom
kingdom of
the kingdom of Thailand
2

the animal/plant/mineral kingdom

HB one of the three parts into which the natural world is divided
3

the kingdom of heaven/God

also God's kingdomRRC heaven
4

kingdom come

informal a phrase used to describe the end of the world, death, or the end of time:
He left the gas on and nearly blew us all to kingdom come.

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