Etymology . From Middle English dominion, from Middle French dominion, from Medieval Latin dominio, equiv. to Latin dominium (" lordship, right of ownership "), from dominus (" lord "), from domus (" house "). See domain, demain, demesne. Pronunciation . IPA : /dəˈmɪnjən/, /doʊˈmɪnjən/What is the definition of Dominion?
dominion(Noun) a kingdom, nation, or other sphere of influence. dominion(Noun) (historical) One of the colonies of the British Empire given self-government through the Statute of Westminster, such as Canada or Newfoundland. Dominion(ProperNoun) Any of the self-governing nations of the British Commonwealth.What is the Hebrew word for Dominion?
In Aramaic the word for dominion is shaltan (Strong’s 7985). In Hebrew it is moshel. What is fascinating about the use of this word is that it differs significantly from earthly kingship, and Daniel uses the word to make just that point. He uses earthly rulers/kings to highlight the dominion of YHWH over all the earth.