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realm

 (rĕlm)
n.
1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity: the realm of science. See Synonyms at field.

[Middle English realme, from Old French, alteration (influenced by Old French reial, royal) of Latin regimen, government, from regere, to rule; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

realm

(rɛlm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a royal domain; kingdom (now chiefly in such phrases as Peer of the Realm)
2. a field of interest, study, etc: the realm of the occult.
[C13: from Old French reialme, from Latin regimen rule, influenced by Old French reial royal, from Latin rēgālis regal1]

realm

(rɛlm)

n.
1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England.
2. any sphere, domain, or province: the realm of dreams.
[1250–1300; Middle English realme, reaume < Old French reialme, derivative of reial]

Realm

 an alternative for ream; an abstract state, domain, or collective body.
Examples: realm of death, 1725; of fancy, 1873; of hell, 1816; of night, 1667; of nonsense, 1682; of paper, 1589; of pleasance, 1830; of rest, 1812.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.realm - a domain in which something is dominantrealm - a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
arena, domain, sphere, orbit, area, field - a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
lotus land, lotusland - an idyllic realm of contentment and self-indulgence
2.realm - the domain ruled by a king or queen
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
3.realm - a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge

realm

noun
1. field, world, area, province, sphere, department, region, branch, territory, zone, patch, orbit, turf (U.S. slang) the realm of politics
2. kingdom, state, country, empire, monarchy, land, province, domain, dominion, principality Defence of the realm is crucial.

realm

noun
1. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power:
2. A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest:
Slang: bag.
Translations
مَجالمَمْلَكَه
královstvíoblastříše
kongerigerigesfæreverden
aluekuningaskuntapiirivaltakuntavaltapiiri
konungsríkisviî, vettvangur
jomakaralistekaraļvalstspasaulesfēra
rike

realm

[relm] N (lit) (Jur) → reino m (fig) (= field) → esfera f, campo m
in the realms of fantasyen el reino de la fantasía
in the realm of the possibledentro de lo posible
in the realm of speculationen la esfera de la especulación

realm

[ˈrɛlm] n
(= kingdom) → royaume m
(= domain) → domaine m
the realm of politics → le domaine de la politique
it's not beyond the realms of possibility → c'est du domaine du possiblereal property n (US)immobilier mreal time ntemps m réel
in real time → en temps réelreal-time [ˌriːlˈtaɪm] modif (COMPUTING)en temps réel
real-time processing → traitement m en temps réel

realm

n (liter: = kingdom) → Königreich nt; (fig)Reich nt; within the realms of possibilityim Bereich des Möglichen

realm

[rɛlm] n (frm) → regno

realm

(relm) noun
1. a kingdom.
2. an area of activity, interest etc. She's well-known in the realm of sport.
References in classic literature ?
But no wind rules unchallenged his realm of land and water.
Thus, after the death of the King, "the realm stood in great jeopardy a long while, for every lord that was mighty of men made him strong, and many weened to have been King.
The realm of France, it is well known, was divided betwixt the Norman and Teutonic race, who spoke the language in which the word Yes is pronounced as oui, and the inhabitants of the southern regions, whose speech bearing some affinity to the Italian, pronounced the same word oc.
They then fell upon each other's neck and wept scalding rills down each other's spine in token of their banishment to the Realm of Ineffable Bosh.
When he listened to, or himself took part in, trivial conversations, when he read or heard of human baseness or folly, he was not horrified as formerly, and did not ask himself why men struggled so about these things when all is so transient and incomprehensible- but he remembered her as he had last seen her, and all his doubts vanished- not because she had answered the questions that had haunted him, but because his conception of her transferred him instantly to another, a brighter, realm of spiritual activity in which no one could be justified or guilty- a realm of beauty and love which it was worth living for.
So it is with John Barleycorn's realm where the White Logic reigns.
His assertion that a peculiarly susceptible subject may be kept in the realm of the unreal for weeks, months, and even years, dominated by whatever delusions and hallucinations the operator may from time to time suggest, is a trifle disquieting.
A woman by whom the realm is ruled when there is a king,
Down below where he lived was the ignoble, and he wanted to purge himself of the ignoble that had soiled all his days, and to rise to that sublimated realm where dwelt the upper classes.
monarch of a realm about as big as the District of Columbia -- you could stand in the middle of it and throw bricks into the next kingdom.
It was now day-light, and I returned to my house without waiting to congratulate with the emperor: because, although I had done a very eminent piece of service, yet I could not tell how his majesty might resent the manner by which I had performed it: for, by the fundamental laws of the realm, it is capital in any person, of what quality soever, to make water within the precincts of the palace.
There were days when my heart was volcanic As the scoriac rivers that roll -- As the lavas that restlessly roll Their sulphurous currents down Yaanek, In the ultimate climes of the Pole -- That groan as they roll down Mount Yaanek In the realms of the Boreal Pole.