The definition of hegemony is leadership or dominance of one group over another.(noun)
An example of hegemony is the student government leadership in a school.
See hegemony in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. hegemonies
Origin: Gr hēgemonia, leadership < hēgemōn, leader < hēgeisthai, to lead, go on ahead < IE base *sāg-, to track down > sake, seek
See hegemony in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. he·gem·o·nies
Origin: Greek hēgemoniā
Origin: , from hēgemōn, leader; see hegemon.
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