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dominion
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
dominance or power over others; or a region so dominated
  • We aimed for no more than to have dominion over every creature that moved upon the earth.
    Book 1 — Genesis (8% in)
  • Book One GENESIS And God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
    Book 1 — Genesis (0% in)
  • He took back the hoe and proceeded to hack out a small, square dominion over the jungle, attacking his task with such muscular vigor we would surely, and soon, have tomatoes and beans coming out our ears.
    Book 1 — Genesis (41% in)
  • But Anatole said suddenly, "Don't expect God's protection in places beyond God's dominion.
    Book 3 — Judges (98% in)

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