Hegemon



[hej-uh-mon] /ˈhɛdʒ əˌmɒn/

noun
1.
a person, nation, etc., that has or exercises hegemony.
n.

1904, originally with reference to the United States, from Greek hegemon “leader” (see hegemony).

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