the male ruler of an empire
red table grape of California
emperor, emperor moth, Saturnia pavonia(noun)
large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
emperor butterfly, emperor(noun)
large richly colored butterfly
The male monarch or ruler of an empire.
(medieval political theory) Specifically, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire; the world-monarch.
The Investiture Controversy was a conflict between the Emperor and the Pope.
A large, relatively valuable marble in children's games.
Origin: From empereor (Modern French empereur), from imperator, from imperare.
the sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia
Origin: [OF. empereor, empereour, F. empereur, L. imperator, fr. imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See Parade, and cf. Imperative, Empress.]
An emperor is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. Empress, the female equivalent, may indicate an emperor's wife, mother, or a woman who rules in her own right. Emperors are generally recognized to be of a higher honor and rank than kings. Currently, the Emperor of Japan is the only reigning monarch with the title.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
em′pėr-or, n. the head of the Roman Empire: the highest title of sovereignty:—fem. Em′press.—ns. Em′peror-moth, except the Death's-head, the largest British moth, its expanse of wings being about three inches; Em′perorship; Em′pery, empire, power. [O. Fr. emperere—L. imperator (fem. imperatrix)—imperāre, to command.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
(Imperator). Among the ancient Romans, signified the general of an army, who, for some extraordinary success, had been complimented with this appellation. Subsequently it came to denominate an absolute monarch or supreme commander of an empire. In Europe, the first who bore the title was Charlemagne.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Emperor' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4171
Rank popularity for the word 'Emperor' in Nouns Frequency: #1633
The numerical value of Emperor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Emperor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Emperor in a Sentence
I am the Roman Emperor, and am above grammar.
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
The emperor ... must lie in the place where the lord laid him to rest.
To violate the law is the same crime in the emperor as in the subject.
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- قيصر, إمبراطورArabic
- император, царBulgarian
- emperadorCatalan, Valencian
- kejser, KeiserenDanish
- Imperator, KaiserGerman
- imperaator, keiserEstonian
- ìmpireScottish Gaelic
- cár, császárHungarian
- 帝王, 天皇, 皇帝Japanese
- អធិរាជ, ព្រះចៅអធិរាជ, រាជាធិរាជKhmer
- 황제, 천황Korean
- qeyser, emperatorKurdish
- KeeserLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- ķeizars, imperatorsLatvian
- император, царMacedonian
- эзэн хаанMongolian
- khakan, maharaja, kaisarMalay
- ਸਮਰਾਟPanjabi, Punjabi
- cesarz, imperatorPolish
- imperataur, imperatour, caiser, imperaturRomansh
- царь, императорRussian
- император, car, цар, imperatorSerbo-Croatian
- cár, cisárSlovak
- hoàng đế, thiên hoàngVietnamese
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