monarch

[ mon-erk, -ahrk ]SEE DEFINITION OF monarch

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MONARCH

A difference which increases, rather than diminishes the monarch's authority.

She knew where the Monarch butterfly went on his winter migration.

It was laid by the Monarch, a paddle steamer which had been fitted for the work.

Every day, he ruled the castle and kingdom, as if he had always been the monarch.

With the Christian monarch, there is no hope of peace or compact.

Granada may yet survive, if monarch and people unite together.

Your monarch and your heroes have deserted ye, but I am with ye to the last!

Did he not in his declaration promise to leave the choice of a monarch to the Commons?

Variety is the talisman by which she commands all hearts and gained her monarch's.

The first great duty of a monarch is to know how to bow skilfully!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French monarque (14c.) or directly from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek monarkhes "one who rules alone" (see monarchy). As a type of large butterfly, from 1890.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MONARCH

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nounEgyptian ruler
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