empress : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor
- Former Trade Minister Takeo Hiranuma's xenophobic comments were typical: "If Aiko becomes the reigning empress and gets involved with a blue-eyed foreigner while studying .
- 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.
- Shingo Haketa in AFP
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."
- Takeo Hiranuma in New York Times
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...