Definition of monarch
Examples of monarch in a Sentence
a new history of French monarchs
the ruling monarch of Britain at that time was Queen Elizabeth I
Recent Examples of monarch from the Web
The Saudi monarch, who holds near absolute powers, quickly awarded his son expansive powers to the surprise of many within the royal family who are more senior and more experienced than Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS.
Trump's entourage resembles nothing more closely than the court of a hereditary monarch, with informal structures of rule elbowing aside more formal ones.
The law clears the way for Emperor Akihito, 83, to become the first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years.
There will also be a monarch butterfly release program the last two weeks in August.
The officer ordered his men to search the premises, seeking the prize of Jefferson for King George III, for this was the monarch’s 43rd birthday.
Amid fears that permanently allowing emperors to abdicate could subject monarchs to political manipulation, the new bill is set to expire in three years, and cannot be applied to any subsequent emperor.
Their hopes were high after the first leg of Trump’s international trip, a swing through the Middle East in which the U.S. leader laid off his aggressive Twitter habit and offered conciliatory messages to assembled monarchs and other leaders.
In 2005, the future monarch and Camilla Parker Bowles announced their engagement and said vows the same year.
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Origin and Etymology of monarch
Late Latin monarcha, from Greek monarchos, from mon- + -archos -arch
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of monarch for English Language Learners
: a person (such as a king or queen) who rules a kingdom or empire
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