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he•gem•o•ny



Pronunciation: (hi-jem'u-nē, hej'u-mō"nē), [key]
n.,
pl. -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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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