imperial imperial  /ɪm ˈpɪ ri əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
  2. (n) a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
  3. (adj) relating to or associated with an empire
  4. (adj) of or belonging to the British Imperial System of weights and measures
  5. (adj) befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress
  6. (adj) belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

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Usage(s):

  • In the olden days whenever the imperial entourage passed the people bend down to pay their obeisance.

News

  1. Development Watch: Let's Break Down the History of the Market Street Cinema

    (original photo: Imperial Theater, 1919) The Market Street Cinema at 1077 Market Street has been sitting vacant since its notorious strip club closed down earlier this year. Both SF Appeal and SFist have ruminated on the theater's future, but...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Curbed SF

  2. Airways Introduces Loud Lady Imperial IPA – A Beer as Big as Her Mouth

    You are reading Airways Introduces Loud Lady Imperial IPA – A Beer as Big as Her Mouth by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. You are reading Airways Introduces Loud Lady Imperial IPA – A Beer as Big as Her Mouth by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. Airways Brewing Company (blog sponsor) announced today the arrival of a new beer: Loud ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

  3. Canadian Imperial To Present At Morgan Stanley Conference ; Webcast At 3:35 PM

    Canadian Imperial To Present At Morgan Stanley Conference ; Webcast At 3:35 PM
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. A bit later, parliament head Ricardo Alarcon said that "for many in the United States, Elian's case was the discovery of the reality that the imperial propaganda, the industry of deception, tried jealously to hide."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Ricardo Alarcon Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "Even after scores of hearings, investigations, and reports, we still do not have answers to some of the most fundamental questions left in the wake of Bush's Imperial Presidency," Conyers said in a statement released with the new report.
    on Jan 13, 2009 By: John Conyers Source: Politico

  3. Chavez also responded to earlier critical comments by Bush, saying "you've seen the imperial chief himself attack us again."
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

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