Definition of MONARCH

one who rules over a people with a sole, supreme, and usually hereditary authority <the ruling monarch of Britain at that time was Queen Elizabeth I>
Synonyms autocrat, potentate, ruler, sovereign (also sovran)
a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field <the glitzy gala was attended by most of the reigning monarchs of the recording industry>
Synonyms baron, captain, czar (also tsar or tzar), king, lion, lord, mogul, monarch, Napoleon, prince, tycoon

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