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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. dominance or power through legal authority;
- Example: "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"
- Example: "the rule of Caesar"
[syn: dominion, rule]

2. a region marked off for administrative or other purposes;
[syn: district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion]

3. one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dominion \Do*min"ion\, n. [LL. dominio, equiv. to L. dominium. See Domain, Dungeon.] 1. Sovereign or supreme authority; the power of governing and controlling; independent right of possession, use, and control; sovereignty; supremacy. [1913 Webster] I praised and honored him that liveth forever, whose dominion is an everlasting dominion. --Dan. iv. 34. [1913 Webster] To choose between dominion or slavery. --Jowett (Thucyd. ). [1913 Webster] 2. Superior prominence; predominance; ascendency. [1913 Webster] Objects placed foremost ought . . . have dominion over things confused and transient. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is governed; territory over which authority is exercised; the tract, district, or county, considered as subject; as, the dominions of a king. Also used figuratively; as, the dominion of the passions. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. A supposed high order of angels; dominations. See Domination, 3. --Milton. [1913 Webster] By him were all things created . . . whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers. --Col. i. 16. Syn: Sovereignty; control; rule; authority; jurisdiction; government; territory; district; region. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

dominion n 1: dominance or power through legal authority; "France held undisputed dominion over vast areas of Africa"; "the rule of Caesar" [syn: dominion, rule] 2: a region marked off for administrative or other purposes [syn: district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion] 3: one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

189 Moby Thesaurus words for "dominion": acme, administration, ally, ambit, antecedence, antecedency, anteposition, anteriority, archduchy, archdukedom, area, arena, ascendance, ascendancy, ascendant, authority, authorization, bailiwick, balance of power, be-all and end-all, beat, blue ribbon, body politic, border, borderland, buffer state, captive nation, champaign, championship, chieftaincy, chieftainry, circle, circuit, city-state, claws, clutches, colony, command, commonweal, commonwealth, control, country, county, demesne, department, directorship, disposition, domain, dominance, dominancy, domination, dominium, duchy, dukedom, earldom, effectiveness, eminent domain, empery, empire, field, first place, first prize, free city, front position, governance, government, grand duchy, grasp, grip, gripe, hand, hands, headship, hegemony, height, helm, hemisphere, highest, hold, imperium, influence, iron hand, judicial circuit, jurisdiction, kingdom, kingship, land, land tenure, landholding, landownership, landowning, leadership, lordship, management, mandant, mandate, mandated territory, mandatee, mandatory, march, masterdom, mastership, mastery, maximum, most, nation, nationality, ne plus ultra, new high, orb, orbit, overlordship, ownership, pale, palms, paramountcy, polis, polity, possession, possessorship, power, precedence, precedency, preceding, precession, precinct, precursor, predominance, predominancy, predomination, preeminence, preference, prefixation, prelude, preponderance, prepotence, prepotency, presidency, primacy, principality, principate, priority, property, proprietary, proprietorship, protectorate, prothesis, province, puppet government, puppet regime, raj, realm, record, region, regnancy, reign, reins of government, republic, round, rule, satellite, say, seigniory, seneschalty, settlement, sovereign nation, sovereignty, sphere, state, sultanate, superiority, superpower, supremacy, suzerainship, suzerainty, sway, talons, terrain, territory, the lead, top priority, top spot, toparchia, toparchy, upper hand, urgency, walk, whip hand, zenith