Definition of Emperor

1. Noun. The male ruler of an empire.

2. Noun. Red table grape of California.
Generic synonyms: Vinifera Grape

3. Noun. Large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings.
Exact synonyms: Emperor Moth, Saturnia Pavonia
Generic synonyms: Saturniid, Saturniid Moth
Group relationships: Genus Saturnia, Saturnia

4. Noun. Large richly colored butterfly.

Definition of Emperor

1. n. 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.

Definition of Emperor

1. Noun. The male monarch or ruler of an empire. ¹

2. Noun. (''medieval political theory'') Specifically, the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire; the world-monarch. ¹

3. Noun. A large, relatively valuable marble in children's games. ¹

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Definition of Emperor

1. the ruler of an empire [n -S]

Medical Definition of Emperor

1. 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. Emperor goose, a large, strong British butterfly (Apatura iris). Origin: OF. Empereor, empereour, F. Empereur, L. Imperator, fr. Imperare to command; in in + parare to prepare, order. See Parade, and cf. Imperative, Empress. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Emperor

emperor (current term)
emperor's new clothes
emperor moth
emperor penguin
emperor penguins

Literary usage of Emperor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"—“Save the desire of offering our grateful acknowledgments to the lord of a realm which—” The emperor—”Oh, d—n the Address! ..."

2. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1899)
"Whilst the emperor lay at Antioch, in his Persian expedition, the particulars ... Reserve your shout," said the undaunted emperor, " till you take the field ..."

3. Japan by the Japanese: A Survey by Its Highest Authorities by Alfred Stead (1904)
"RELATIONS with foreign countries being of the greatest importance, the late emperor was long concerned about its establishment. The mistaken policy pursued ..."

4. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1895)
"Arrival of the Comte d'Artois—His entrance into Paris— Arrival of the emperor of Austria—Singular assemblage of sovereigns in France—Visit of the emperor of ..."

5. The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart.: With by John Sinclair (1831)
"THE emperor JOSEPH. Audience of the emperor Joseph, ... The emperor was alone. The first question he asked, and one which was usually put by him to all ..."

6. History of the French Revolution by Heinrich von Sybel (1867)
"THE emperor LEOPOLD IN THE AUTUMN OF 1791.—PRUSSIAN VIEWS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS. ... After the acceptance of the Constitution by Louis XVI., the emperor ..."

7. Memoirs of Madame de Rémusat: 1802-1808 by Paul Louis Étienne de Rémusat, Frances Cashel Hoey, John Lillie (1880)
"THE arrival of the Russian forces, and the severe conditions exacted by the conqueror, made the emperor of Austria resolve on once more trying the fortune ..."

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