Empress



[em-pris] /ˈɛm prɪs/

noun
1.
a female ruler of an empire.
2.
the consort of an .
/ˈɛmprɪs/
noun
1.
the wife or widow of an emperor
2.
a woman who holds the rank of emperor in her own right
3.
a woman of great power and influence
n.

mid-12c., emperice, from Old French emperesse, fem. of emperere (see emperor). Queen Victoria in 1876 became one as “Empress of India.”

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Empressement

    [ahn-pres-mahn] /ɑ̃ prɛsˈmɑ̃/ noun, plural empressements [ahn-pres-mahn] /ɑ̃ prɛsˈmɑ̃/ (Show IPA). French. 1. display of cordiality.

  • Emprise

    [em-prahyz] /ɛmˈpraɪz/ noun 1. an adventurous enterprise. 2. knightly daring or prowess. /ɛmˈpraɪz/ noun (archaic) 1. a chivalrous or daring enterprise; adventure 2. chivalrous daring or prowess n. c.1300, “chivalrous endeavor,” from Old French emprise (12c.) “enterprise, venture, adventure, undertaking,” from Vulgar Latin *imprensa (source of Provençal empreza, Spanish empresa, Italian impresa), from *imprendere “to […]



  • Empress-tree

    noun 1. . noun 1. a Chinese tree, Paulownia tomentosa, of the bignonia family, having hairy leaves and clusters of fragrant, violet flowers, naturalized in the eastern U.S.

  • Emprize

    [em-prahyz] /ɛmˈpraɪz/ noun 1. an adventurous enterprise. 2. knightly daring or prowess. /ɛmˈpraɪz/ noun (archaic) 1. a chivalrous or daring enterprise; adventure 2. chivalrous daring or prowess n. c.1300, “chivalrous endeavor,” from Old French emprise (12c.) “enterprise, venture, adventure, undertaking,” from Vulgar Latin *imprensa (source of Provençal empreza, Spanish empresa, Italian impresa), from *imprendere “to […]



Disclaimer: Empress definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.