Definition of monarch
- cotton, monarch of the textile world
- —Wall Street Journal
a new history of French monarchs
the ruling monarch of Britain at that time was Queen Elizabeth I
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: a person (such as a king or queen) who rules a kingdom or empire
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