dynasty

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DYNASTY. A succession of kings in the same line or family; government; sovereignty.

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On the UNA side, we have those with dynastic family names, including Rep.
Hers was also a period during which, following the Federal intervention, Dayak politicians became subordinate to a Muslim Melanau dynastic family in Sarawak state politics, shaping deeply her Iban ethnic identity.
Toward this end, a seamless interaction between the controlling family and nonfamily professionals has been revealed in large, long-lived Argentinean, German, and Italian dynastic family firms (Bergfeld & Weber, 2011; Hatum & Pettigrew, 2004; Salvato et al.