An example of hegemony is the student government leadership in a school.
Other Word Forms
Origin of hegemony
- Greek hēgemoniā from hēgemōn leader hegemon
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἡγεμονία (hēgemonia, “supremacy or leadership, chief command”), from ἡγεμών (hegemon, “a leader, guide, commander, chief”), from ἡγέομαι (hēgeomai, “to lead”).