Definition of domination in English:


Syllabification: dom·i·na·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdäməˈnāSHən


  • 2 (dominations) (In traditional Christian angelology) the fourth highest order of the ninefold celestial hierarchy.
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    • Dionysius established the celestial hierarchy of nine choirs: seraphim, cherubim, and thrones; dominations, virtues, and powers; principalities, archangels, and angels, the last two having a direct mission to men.


late Middle English: via Old French from Latin dominatio(n-), from the verb dominari (see dominate).

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