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EMPRESS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does empress mean? 

EMPRESS (noun)
  The noun EMPRESS has 1 sense:

1. a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor

  Familiarity information: EMPRESS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMPRESS (noun)


Sense 1empress [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A woman emperor or the wife of an emperor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("empress" is a kind of...):

emperor (the male ruler of an empire)

Instance hyponyms:

Catherine I (empress of Russia who succeeded her husband Peter the Great (1684-1727))

Catherine; Catherine II; Catherine the Great (empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796))

Queen Victoria; Victoria (queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901; the last Hanoverian ruler of England (1819-1901))


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