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Several other circumstances tended to strengthen the imperium of the church.

Probably he thinks of nothing apart from his mine; of his 'Imperium in Imperio.'

Walk down to the Imperium with me, Harry, and have a bit of lunch.

That same afternoon he went over to the Imperium to vote at the election of members.

There was to be no imperium in imperio, but "one body politic," with one Supreme Head.

The imperium—as is only just—would remain in the family of the great Augustus.

The Cæsar had nominated his successor to the imperium in the Circus the other day.

"Womanhood seems to be organized as a sort of imperium in imperio in your system," I said.

They were a band of aristocrats dwelling in a democracy, an imperium in imperio.

Such an imperium in imperio had in this instance its usual results.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from Latin imperium "command, supreme authority, power" (see empire).

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