Definition of dynasty noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dynasty

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈdaɪnəsti//
     
    (pl. dynasties)
     
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  1. 1a series of rulers of a country who all belong to the same family the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty
  2. 2a period of years during which members of a particular family rule a country a Ming dynasty vase
  3. 3a series of people from the same family who play an important role in business, politics, or another field the Rothschild banking dynasty
NAmE//daɪˈnæstɪk//
 
adjective [usually before noun] dynastic history