Hegemon meaning

hĕjə-mŏn
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One that exercises hegemony.
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One, esp. a state or nation, having leadership or dominance over others.
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A dominating leader, or force.
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Origin of hegemon

  • Greek hēgemōn leader from hēgeisthai to lead sāg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἡγεμών (hegemon, “a leader, guide, commander, chief"), from ἡγέομαι (hÄ“geomai, “to lead").

    From Wiktionary