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
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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.
There's the magnificent Winter Palace, the residence of Russian monarchs for nearly two hundred years, which is now part of the Hermitage Museum.
The monarchs have been in full control since independence in 1971, imposing a vision of modernity that often seems geared toward outdoing the world’s biggest powers — and sometimes themselves.
Her entire kitchen, which features paper cut-out monarch butterflies attached to the ceiling, is approximately the size of a twin bed.
Britain’s second-longest ruling monarch (after the most recent Queen, Elizabeth) survived eight attempts on her life during her years on the throne.
Celebrating Pepper at 50 The golden jubilee will unfold as if the sergeant were a monarch.
This is the time of year that North American monarch butterflies are migrating south for the winter.
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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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