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noun as in female ruler

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Astonishingly, The Washington Post has seen fit to publish 1,500 weeks of The Style Invitational — which means the Empress is 98 weeks more astonished than when she ran this same sort of contest for Week 1402.

A letter by the empress outlining her inoculation strategy is up for auction by MacDougall's in London.

If you really want that trophy, Be the one who pays the mostOr you’ll get no ink, you stinker, from the Empress of The Post!

Artists might have been defeated by the line-up of the twelve, but they did use individual empresses to open a window onto the corruption at the very heart of the empire.

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It’s no surprise that Japan’s pacifist Emperor Naruhito and his wife, Masako, the empress, wanted to skip the Opening Ceremonies.

To them, Her Imperial Majesty and Queen Empress was behaving in a manner unbecoming.

If you want Cinderella to become the empress of the world...

The Empress added a special clause for land-owning farmers, who were allowed to distill up to three hundred liters.

He quickly made a name for himself among the French aristocracy; among his patrons was Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III.

With Empress of Fashion: A Life of Diana Vreeland, Stuart does more than celebrate and bear witness.

Every word that now fell from the agitated Empress was balm to the affrighted nerves of her daughter.

The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.

Not suspecting her motive, he represented the hazard of putting so great an affront on the favourite of the Empress.

Louis was not less astonished at this charge, than the Empress had been at the communication which aroused it.

During this defence, the Empress frequently shook her head; and when it was finished, she rose from her chair.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to empress, such as: princess, queen, and sovereign.

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