Examples of empress in a Sentence
the Emperor and Empress of Japan
Catherine the Great was Empress of Russia.
Recent Examples of empress from the Web
For me as a historian of India, the empress is not an add-on.
Jacques-Louis David painted this scene from 1804-1807; in it, Napoleon is crowning his empress Joséphine at the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris.
The other beguiling women walking the fake red carpet, like Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, and Rihanna (the empress of the gala) are part of the cast.
The film introduces us to the royal court, ruled by empresses and emperors who have entertained thousands and raised millions to help others.
It was then auctioned off in 1778 in Amsterdam and sold to Russian empress Catherine the Great.
The porcelain had been ordered two years earlier by the empress, Catherine the Great, from the Francis Gardner Factory outside Moscow.
Patron Saint Gwyneth Paltrow—Goop empress, purveyor of jade yoni eggs, conscious uncoupler, gold-foil facial masker, juice innovator.
Today, Belcalis Almanzar tops pop empress Beyoncé in becoming the first woman with five simultaneous Top 10 Hits on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
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Origin and Etymology of empress
EMPRESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of empress for English Language Learners
: the wife or widow of an emperor
: a woman who rules an empire
EMPRESS Defined for Kids
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