noun (hegemon, ies)
- (formal) Domination, influence, or authority over another, especially by one political group over a society or by one nation over others (e.g.: internationally among nation-states, and regionally over social classes, between languages or even culture).
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (hÄgemonia) "supremacy"
- The two political parties battled viciously for .
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