dynasty - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈdɪnəsti/
singulardynasty
pluraldynasties
  1. 1
    a family whose members rule a country or region for a long period of time

    the Tudor dynasty

    1. a.
      a period of time during which members of the same family rule a country or region

      a vase dating back to the Ming dynasty

  2. 2
    a family whose members are very successful in business or politics for a long period of time

derived word

dynastic

 

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/dɪˈnæstik/
adjective