16 February 2008

Hegemony

he·gem·o·ny [hi-jem-uh-nee, hej-uh-moh-nee] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation –noun, plural -nies.
1.leadership or predominant influence exercised by one nation over others, as in a confederation.
2.leadership; predominance.
3.(esp. among smaller nations) aggression or expansionism by large nations in an effort to achieve world domination.

(Why am I doing this? Because there are some words that I know I should know the definition of, but don't.)

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