emperor

[ US /ˈɛmpɝɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɛmpəɹɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
  2. red table grape of California
  3. the male ruler of an empire
  4. large richly colored butterfly
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How To Use emperor In A Sentence

  • Second, that the entire Reichstag assented to the declarations made by the speakers on Tuesday that the Emperor had exceeded his constitutional prerogatives in private discussion with foreigners concerning Germany's attitude on controverted questions. New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Who Began the War, and Why?
  • Beneath the third was a vast treasure which the emperor then used for charitable purposes.
  • In this high opinion of his own rank, he was greatly fortified by his ideas of the military profession, which, in his phrase, made a valiant cavalier a camarade to an emperor. A Legend of Montrose
  • Of course the bulk of those opulent knick-knacks manufactured for the Carolingian and Ottonian Emperors, and now to be seen at Aachen, are as beastly as anything else that is made simply to be precious. Art
  • For example, Emperor Norton said that Governor Wise of Virginia was to be removed from office by royal decree.
  • At that time the Byzantine Emperor employed Vikings in the elite Varangian Guard. The Last Viking Warrior | Heretical Ideas Magazine
  • The efforts of the Emperor Franz Joseph and the ruling elite to divert attention from their country's increasingly threadbare imperial pretensions furnished Musil with comic material galore.
  • With Maugham it is a kind of stoical resignation, the stiff upper lip of the pukka sahib somewhere east of Suez, carrying on with his job without believing in it, like an Antonine Emperor. Inside the Whale
  • Under the editorship of Professor Robert L. Cleve, PhD, OAF, KCR, the issue begins with his outstanding study of the inscriptions and illustrations from the 1937 issue of postage stamps from the Italian Kingdom celebrating the bimillenary of the birth of the Emperor Augustus.
  • A famous bearer of the name was Publius Aelius Hadrianus, better known as Hadrian, a 2nd-century Roman emperor who built a wall across northern Britain. Neth Space
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