empress empress  /ˈɛm prɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor

Usage(s):

  • The empress, at first piqued by the guardsman's disloyalty, finally relents and pairs off the couples anew with a truly autocratic disregard for marriage laws.

News

  1. Cineplex debuts Empress Walk in Toronto

    Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk in Toronto opened on June 14. The newly renovated theatre is located at 5095 Yonge Street and features 10 screens, including a digital IMAX auditorium.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Film Journal

  2. Beyonce Salsa Dances With Jay-Z, Shows Off Blue Ivy Pictures at 40/40 Club Party

    If the Empire State were a literal empire, Jay-Z and Beyonce would surely be in the running to become its emperor and empress.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: US Weekly

Quotes

  1. According to the Kyodo News agency, on February 13 Haketa said: "I think the emperor and empress are concerned as the number of visits (by the crown prince's family) to the Imperial Palace has not increased."
    on Feb 22, 2008 By: Shingo Haketa Source: AFP

  2. "If Aiko becomes the reigning empress, and gets involved with a blue-eyed foreigner while studying abroad and marries him, their child may be emperor," the former trade minister, Takeo Hiranuma, told supporters last week in Tokyo, according to...
    on Feb 8, 2006 By: Takeo Hiranuma Source: New York Times

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