[eem-pe-ryah] /imˈpɛ ryɑ/
a seaport in NW Italy.
[im-peer-ee-uh m] /ɪmˈpɪər i əm/
noun, plural imperia
[im-peer-ee-uh] /ɪmˈpɪər i ə/ (Show IPA), imperiums.
command; supreme power.
area of dominion; sphere of control or monopoly; empire.
a nation having or exerting supreme power; superpower.
Law. the right to command the force of the state in order to enforce the law.
the plural of imperium
noun (pl) -ria (-rɪə)
(in ancient Rome) the supreme power, held esp by consuls and emperors, to command and administer in military, judicial, and civil affairs
the right to command; supreme power
a less common word for empire
1650s, from Latin imperium “command, supreme authority, power” (see empire).
[im-peer-ee-uh l] /ɪmˈpɪər i əl/ adjective 1. of, like, or pertaining to an . 2. of, like, or pertaining to an or empress. 3. characterizing the rule or authority of a sovereign state over its dependencies. 4. of the nature or rank of an emperor or supreme ruler. 5. of a commanding quality, manner, aspect, […]
noun 1. a city in SW California, near San Diego.
noun 1. See under 1 (def 1). [boo sh-uh l] /ˈbʊʃ əl/ noun 1. a unit of dry measure containing 4 pecks, equivalent in the U.S. (and formerly in England) to 2150.42 cubic inches or 35.24 liters (Winchester bushel) and in Great Britain to 2219.36 cubic inches or 36.38 liters (Imperial bushel) Abbreviation: bu., bush. […]
noun 1. a brown eagle, Aquila heliaca, of Asia and southern Europe: the subspecies A. heliaca adalberti is endangered.