βασιλεία

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From the stem of βασιλεύς ‎(basileús, king) +‎ -ίᾱ ‎(-íā, abstract noun suffix).

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βασιλείᾱ ‎(basileíāf ‎(genitive βασιλείᾱς); first declension

  1. A kingdom, a dominion
  2. A hereditary monarchy
  3. The office of king
    1. (in Athens) the office of archon
  4. (with passive meaning) being ruled by a king

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βασιλεία ‎(vasileíaf ‎(plural βασιλείες)

  1. monarchy, kingship

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