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Definition of "hegemon" []

  • One that exercises hegemony. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hegemon" in a sentence
  • "(Acts 13: 7; 18: 12; 19: 38) For the governor of an imperial province, properly styled "legatus Caesaris," the word hegemon (governor) is used in the New Testament."
  • "The word hegemon, of course, is loaded, because the Chinese have used it as a pejorative to describe the role of the United States."
  • "The word hegemon, of course, is loaded, because the Chinese have used it as a pejorative to describe the role the United States."