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kingdom

noun area of control, country, demesne, domain, holding, interest, land, manor, nation, ownership, possession, private domain, property, proprietorship, province, right of possession, rightful possession, seisin, territory
See also: domain, realm

KINGDOM. A country where an officer called a king exercises the powers of government, whether the same be absolute or limited. Wolff, Inst. Nat. Sec. 994. In some kingdoms the executive officer may be a woman, who is called a queen.

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He also reiterated the Kingdom of Morocco's support for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its efforts to promote security and peace in the region, wishing the Kingdom of Bahrain and its brotherly people further progress and prosperity.
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The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has a long name--it's a rather small country, about the size of Oregon.
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However, I used to have a problem regarding the continuation of Jesus' healing in the present day (one of the assumptions of a literal interpretation of Isaiah is that the kingdom to be inaugurated by the Messiah is always growing into something more perfect).
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