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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 King·dom n.
 1. The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy.
    Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom.   --Ps. cxiv. 13.
    When Jehoram was risen up to the kingdom of his father, he strengthened himself.   --2 Chron. xxi. 4.
 2. The territory or country subject to a king or queen; the dominion of a monarch; the sphere in which one is king or has control.
    Unto the kingdom of perpetual night.   --Shak.
 You're welcome,
 Most learned reverend sir, into our kingdom.   --Shak.
 3. An extensive scientific division distinguished by leading or ruling characteristics; a principal division; a department; as, the mineral kingdom.  In modern biology, the division of life into five kingdoms is widely used for classification. “The animal and vegetable kingdoms.”   --Locke.
 Animal kingdom. See under Animal.
 Kingdom of God. (a) The universe. (b) That spiritual realm of which God is the acknowledged sovereign. (c) The authority or dominion of God.
 Mineral kingdom. See under Mineral.
 United Kingdom. See under United.
 Vegetable kingdom. See under Vegetable.
 Syn: -- Realm; empire; dominion; monarchy; sovereignty; domain.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Kingdom of God
      n : the domain over which God is spiritually sovereign

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Kingdom of God
    (Matt. 6:33; Mark 1:14, 15; Luke 4:43) = "kingdom of Christ"
    (Matt. 13:41; 20:21) = "kingdom of Christ and of God" (Eph. 5:5)
    = "kingdom of David" (Mark 11:10) = "the kingdom" (Matt. 8:12;
    13:19) = "kingdom of heaven" (Matt. 3:2; 4:17; 13:41), all
    denote the same thing under different aspects, viz.: (1)
    Christ's mediatorial authority, or his rule on the earth; (2)
    the blessings and advantages of all kinds that flow from this
    rule; (3) the subjects of this kingdom taken collectively, or
    the Church.