imperium imperium

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
  2. (n) supreme authority; absolute dominion

Usage(s):

  1. It is harassing and intimidating nations that were formerly in the Soviet imperium.
  2. The nation seemed in for a pointless campaign and another seven years' imperium.
  3. North America was an imperium they felt nothing in common with and whose weight they didn't want to succumb to.

News

  • Cloud Imperium Games’ Star Citizen Flies Past the $10 Million Mark for Crowd Funding

    Star Citizen™, the highly anticipated space sim game from legendary designer Chris Roberts, continues soaring to record heights. Roberts’ company, Cloud Imperium Games™, announced today that the PC-based game, currently in development at studios in Austin, Texas and Santa Monica, California has raised a record $10 million in a little more than eight months.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "The 21st imperium," Ignatieff wrote in the New York Times Magazine in January 2003, "is a new invention in the annals of political science, an empire lite, a global hegemony whose grace notes are money, free markets, human rights and...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: Guardian Unlimited: Comment is free

  2. "It is inadmissible under international law not to observe so-called international politeness ...... if our colleagues only like the last word in this phrase 'imperium' and they apply it only to themselves ...... then we must say that this kind of...
    on Dec 23, 2004 By: Vladimir Putin Source: MSNBC (press release)

  3. "Boeing and Imperium Fuels want to prove the point that performance with renewable fuels is as good or better than petroleum," Hanauer said. "I want to put a speed up there that shows the renewable fuels are viable."
    on Jul 30, 2008 By: Chip Hanauer Source: Seattle Times

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