Domination Dom`i*na"tion, n. [F. domination, L. dominatio.] 1. The act of dominating; exercise of power in ruling; dominion; supremacy; authority; often, arbitrary or insolent sway. [1913 Webster]

In such a people, the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. A ruling party; a party in power. [R.] --Burke. [1913 Webster]

3. pl. A high order of angels in the celestial hierarchy; -- a meaning given by the schoolmen. [1913 Webster]

Thrones, dominations, princedoms, virtues, powers. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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