realm


realm
01. The King was loved by all the people of his great [realm].
02. The slogan of Germany's Nazi Party in the 1930s was, "One [realm], one people, one leader."
03. In 3100 B.C., the King of Upper Egypt united the [realms] of Upper and Lower Egypt, and established the first dynasty of Pharaohs.
04. He has been doing research in the [realm] of nuclear physics for over 20 years.
05. The Antarctic [realm] includes the continent of Antarctica itself, as well as the sub-Antarctic islands, and parts of south-western New Zealand.
06. My brother has been fascinated by the [realm] of politics ever since he was a teenager.
07. Frodo and Sam entered the [realm] of the Dark Lord with the goal of destroying the magic ring in the fires of the great mountain in which it had been made.
08. Eric Hoffer observed that whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practice which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the [realm] of play.
09. Alexander Solzhenitsyn once remarked that not everything has a name. Some things lead us into a [realm] beyond words.
10. George Bernard Shaw once suggested that truth-telling is not compatible with the defense of the [realm].
11. Leon Blum once stated that you cannot seek for the ideal outside the [realm] of reality.
12. Jiang Qing once suggested that there cannot be peaceful coexistence in the ideological [realm]. Peaceful coexistence corrupts.
13. Friedrich Von Schlegel once remarked that a priest is he who lives solely in the [realm] of the invisible.
14. Robert Wright once noted the Hindu scriptures, like the Buddhist, dwell on withdrawal from the [realm] of pleasure.
15. Music of the seventeenth century was profoundly influenced by changes which were occurring in intellectual and artistic [realms].

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  • realm — [relm] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: realme, from Latin regimen; REGIMEN] 1.) written a general area of knowledge, activity, or thought ▪ the spiritual realm realm of ▪ an idea that belongs in the realm of science fiction …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Realm — steht im Englischen für Reich, Bereich, Domäne. Im Deutschen ist es ein Fachbegriff der Informatik. Bei Verzeichnisdiensten wie Active Directory, die z.B. über LDAP angesprochen werden, bezeichnet Realm die Gesamtheit aller Einträge eines… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • realm — [ relm ] noun count * 1. ) FORMAL a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest, etc.: the political/military realm realm of: This is not really within the realms of my experience. 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY a country ruled by a king or queen:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Realm — (r[e^]lm), n. [OE. realme, ream, reaume, OF. reialme, roialme, F. royaume, fr. (assumed) LL. regalimen, from L. regalis royal. See {Regal}.] 1. A royal jurisdiction or domain; a region which is under the dominion of a king; a kingdom. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • realm — [relm] n. [ME reame, later realme < OFr, altered (by assoc. with reiel > ROYAL) < reaume < L regimen, rule: see REGIMEN] 1. a kingdom 2. a region; sphere; area [the realm of thought] 3. Ecol. any of the primary biogeographic regions… …   English World dictionary

  • realm — I noun area, authority, bailiwick, country, demesne, department, domain, dominion, empire, field, jurisdiction, kingdom, land, monarchy, orbit, perimeters, power, province, region, respublica, sphere, territory II index ambit, area (province),… …   Law dictionary

  • realm — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. reaume, probably from roiaume kingdom, altered (by influence of L. regalis regal ) from Gallo Romance *regiminem, accusative form of L. regimen system of government, rule (see REGIMEN (Cf. regimen)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • realm — [n] area of responsibility or rule branch, compass, country, department, dimension, domain, dominion, empire, expanse, extent, field, ground, kingdom, land, monarchy, neck of the woods*, neighborhood, orbit, place, principality, province, purview …   New thesaurus

  • realm — ► NOUN 1) archaic, literary, or Law a kingdom. 2) a field or domain of activity or interest. ORIGIN Old French reaume, from Latin regimen government …   English terms dictionary

  • realm — noun 1 area of activity/interest/knowledge ADJECTIVE ▪ whole ▪ the whole realm of human intellect ▪ new ▪ international ▪ public …   Collocations dictionary


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