second empire second empire

Definition(s):

  • (n) the imperial government of Napoleon III in France from 1852-1870

Usage(s):

  • After 3 years in jail, he amassed a second empire in cosmetics, real estate and a Kentucky coal company.

News

  1. Second Empire and other local hard rock bands to perform at Rocktoberfest

    Symphonic metal band Second Empire has been making waves since their formation in 2011. In just two years, they have released their debut EP, toured part of the country, grown a significant fan base, and welcomed comparisons to popular bands like Evanescence, Lacuna Coil, and Nightwish.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on October 17, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh City Paper

  2. Tom Eblen: Bourbon County's Airy Castle restored and open to tour

    Airy Castle was built in 1872-73 in the Italianate-Second Empire style by George Washington Bowen, a Bourbon County merchant and Confederate veteran. It was the centerpiece of his 600-acre estate and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It will be open for tours on Oct. 20.
    on October 15, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

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