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

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Gordon Keep was appointed as a director of Northern Dynasty.
Additionally, he will work closely with firms in the Dynasty Network to optimise their investment solutions and customise investment solutions for large client opportunities.
House Bill 3587 defines political dynasty "as the concentration, consolidation, or perpetuation of public office and political power by persons related to one another.
Dynasty REIT is the first RMB-denominated equity to be listed on the Singapore Exchange and also the first to use the RMB/SGD dual currency trading platform.
Dynasty Metals has today entered into an agreement with Tiaro Coal to transfer its minority interest in the joint venture company to Tiaro Coal in exchange for 3,000,000 ordinary shares in Tiaro Coal.
As a leader in China's wine industry, Dynasty has brought China's wine industry into the international traditional craft of full juice fermentation, and opened a new era for Chinese wine making.
We are standing in the South Han dynasty section now.
When any team in any sport repeats as champion, there's an argument about whether it's just having a nice run or should be declared the dynasty of this or that decade.
Kinney argues that prior to the Han dynasty, there was little mention of children, but during the Han dynasty childhood suddenly became an intellectual focus.
The 3rd dynasty built the Step Pyramid under King Djoser in 2630 BC.
The genre, which is seen throughout Chinese art history, flourished during the Song dynasty (1101-1125 AD).
American Dynasty, by conservative intellectual Kevin Phillips, is a vast, detailed study of the Bush dynasty, which has become without doubt the most powerful family in American history.