HyperDic: dynasty

English > 1 sense of the word dynasty:
NOUNgroupdynastya sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
dynasty > pronunciation
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English > dynasty: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA sequence of powerful leaders in the same family.
NarrowerBourbon, Bourbon dynastyA European royal line that ruled in France (from 1589-1793) and Spain and Naples and Sicily
Capetian dynastyA Frankish dynasty founded by Hugh Capet that ruled from 987 to 1328
Carolingian dynasty, Carlovingian dynastyA Frankish dynasty founded by Charlemagne's father that ruled from 751 to 987
Flavian dynastyA dynasty of Roman Emperors from 69 to 96 including Vespasian and his sons Titus and Domitian
Habsburg, HapsburgA royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
Han, Han dynastyimperial dynasty that ruled China (most of the time from 206 BC to AD 220) and expanded its boundaries and developed its bureaucracy
Hanover, House of Hanover, Hanoverian lineThe English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
HohenzollernA German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia
Lancaster, House of Lancaster, Lancastrian lineThe English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461
Liao, Liao dynastyThe dynasty that ruled much of Manchuria and northeastern China from 947 to 1125
Merovingian, Merovingian dynastyA Frankish dynasty founded by Clovis I that reigned in Gaul and Germany from about 500 to 750
Ming, Ming dynastyThe imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
Ottoman, Ottoman dynastyThe Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I
Plantagenet, Plantagenet lineThe family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
Ptolemy, Ptolemaic dynastyAn ancient dynasty of Macedonian kings who ruled Egypt from 323 BC to 30 BC
Qin, Qin dynasty, Ch'in, Ch'in dynastyThe Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
Qing, Qing dynasty, Ch'ing, Ch'ing dynasty, Manchu, Manchu dynastyThe last imperial dynasty of China (from 1644 to 1912) which was overthrown by revolutionaries
Romanov, RomanoffThe Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
Saxe-Coburg-GothaThe name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917
SeljukAny one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries
Shang, Shang dynastyThe imperial dynasty ruling China from about the 18th to the 12th centuries BC
StuartThe royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
Sung, Sung dynasty, Song, Song dynastyThe imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279
Tang, Tang dynastyThe imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907
Tudor, House of TudorAn English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor
Umayyad, Ommiad, OmayyadThe first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus
ValoisFrench royal house from 1328 to 1589
Wei, Wei dynastyAny of several imperial dynasties of China ruling from 220 to 265 and from 386 to 556
Windsor, House of WindsorThe British royal family since 1917
York, House of YorkThe English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485
Yuan, Yuan dynasty, Mongol dynastyThe imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
Zhou, Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynastyThe imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC
Broaderfamily, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept, phratryPeople descended from a common ancestor
Spanishdinastía, familia, linaje
Adjectivesdynasticof or relating to or characteristic of a dynasty

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