empire empire  /ˈɛm paɪ ər/


  1. (n) the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
  2. (n) a group of countries under a single authority
  3. (n) a monarchy with an emperor as head of state
  4. (n) a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  5. (n) an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple



  1. If you want to humble an empire it makes sense to maim its cathedrals.
  2. The Russian, Ottoman, German, Austro-Hungarian and Chinese empires had passed their peaks 1998: Africa's nations are all independent.
  3. empire of the midnight sun defying the skeptics, the wallenberg dynasty of sweden prepares for a strong new generation.


  1. Empire State of Mind: Plans for a public offering of...

    Plans for a public offering of the Empire State Building are set to move forward—or are they?! Woolworth building owner Rubin Schron, on a quest to own all the New York City icons, has made an offer to buy the...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Curbed New York

  2. Empire of the Sun Beam Onto 'Kimmel' for Dazzling 'Alive' Performance

    Empire of the Sun brought their sci-fi theatrics to  Jimmy Kimmel Live!  last night (June 18), performing electro anthem  "Alive," the lead single off the Australian duo's just-released second album,  Ice on the Dune ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Spin

  3. Empire of the Sun deliver the goods on 2nd album

    Empire of the Sun, "Ice on the Dune" (Astralwerks)
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "With all these pressing responsibilities," Mr. Bush said, "one thing Congress should not be doing is sorting out the historical record of the Ottoman Empire."
    on Oct 17, 2007 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  2. "American empire in the world is reaching the end of its road, and its next rulers must limit their interference to their own borders," Ahmadinejad said.
    on Sep 22, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It is one thing to take over a territory and even pour energy and resources into administrating it and normalising it," said Williams. "Rightly or wrongly, that's what the British Empire did - in India for example."
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Rowan Williams Source: Gulf Daily News

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