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ˈɛm prɪsEmpress

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. empressnoun

    a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor


  1. empressnoun

    The wife or widow of an emperor or equated ruler (e.g. Persian shah).

  2. empressnoun

    The female monarch of an empire.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Empressnoun

    which is retained by Johnson.

    Etymology: contracted from emperess,

    Let your nimble feet
    Tread subtile circles, that may always meet
    In point to him; and figures, to express
    The grace of him, and his great emperess. Ben Jonson.

    Empress of this fair world, resplendent Eve! John Milton.

    Yet, London, empress of the northern clime,
    By an high fate thou greatly didst expire. Dryden.

    Wisdom, thou say’st, from heav’n receiv’d her birth;
    Her beams transmitted to the subject earth:
    Yet this great empress of the human soul,
    Does only with imagin’d power controul,
    If restless passion, by rebellious sway,
    Compels the weak usurper to obey. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Empressnoun

    the consort of an emperor

  2. Empressnoun

    a female sovereign

  3. Empressnoun

    a sovereign mistress

  4. Etymology: [OE. empress, emperice, OF. empereis, empereris, fr. L. imperatrix, fem. of imperator. See Emperor.]


  1. Empress

    Empress is a fictional character, a superheroine in the DC Comics universe. She first appeared in Young Justice #16.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Empress

    See Emperor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Empress in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Empress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Empress in a Sentence

  1. Vijay Mallya:

    I have not owned the Indian Empress boat for more than seven years now.

  2. Hideya Kawanishi:

    Though the previous emperor and empress were seen as being close to the people, these two seem even closer. I think it's because they appear to be more like ordinary people, they're just suited to the current era in so many ways. For example, there are photos showing the emperor with a smartphone. They seem a lot more like us.

  3. Hideya Kawanishi:

    I think the previous emperor and empress could have spoken in English too, but these two do it so innately - it's a real tribute to all their time abroad.

  4. Courtesy Chief Mate Aaron Snider:

    They moved it into the cage and transported it to the wildlife center in Verona, as I understand it, the bobcat will undergo a checkup there and eventually be relocated to a more suitable location than the 3rd deck of the Empress.

  5. Miiko Kodama:

    When Masako becomes empress, her higher status will mean more people will listen to her, with fewer people putting unnecessary pressure on her, I think you can expect many of her symptoms will improve.

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