Dynasty - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdaɪnəsti|  American pronunciation of the word dynasty
Brit.  |ˈdɪnəsti|  British pronunciation of the word dynasty


- a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family


a dynasty that ruled China for nearly 300 years

There was a civil war during the dynasty.

She was born into a powerful political dynasty.

The Habsburg dynasty ruled in Austria from 1278 to 1918.

Ming dynasty ruled China from 1368 to 1644.

A dynasty ruled over this region during the 11th century.

...that is a cheap forgery, not an authentic Ming Dynasty vase...

We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans

Word forms

singular: dynasty
plural: dynasties
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