power or the use of power; sovereignty over something. (noun)
a kingdom, nation, or other sphere of influence. (noun)
One of the colonies of the British Empire given self-government through the Statute of Westminster, such as Canada or Newfoundland. (noun)
An order of angel in Christian angelology, ranked above angels and below thrones. (noun)
Examples of word dominion
Princes] _shall be strong above him, and have dominion; his dominion shall be a great dominion_.
So, the term dominion shouldn't be obscure at best to your students.
In terms of taking dominion, we don't - we wouldn't want to - we use the word dominion, but we wouldn't want to say that we have dominion as if we're the owners or we're the rulers of, let's say, the arts and entertainment mountain.
One of the things I love most about the politicians that run this fair dominion is how, at their discretion, they can make up their own history as they go along.
His dominion is an everlasting dominion that shall not pass away,