Origin of empire
Related formsin·ter·em·pire, adjectivepre-Em·pire, adjectivepro·em·pire, adjective
Can be confusedempire umpire
Examples from the Web for empire
Empire will be hate-watched and may set off some conversations on its way from fading from our minds.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another rumor that has existed since before The Empire Strikes Back was released.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the midst of the Michael Savage drama, the Talk Radio Network empire entered into another major lawsuit.
A sold-out crowd of 800 (mostly) women packed the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre in San Antonio to take part in the event.
They brought with them from the old colonies their educational traditions and their devotion to the flag of the Empire.Ryerson Memorial Volume|J. George Hodgins
All these are matters of interest to every house and family in the empire.
Brut'tium is the modern Cala'bria, and received that name when the ancient province was wrested from the empire.Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome|Oliver Goldsmith
Bayezid next turned his attention to Asia Minor, where he was mainly ambitious to add to his Empire.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
The empire did not encourage literature, it silenced philosophy, and oppressed the talent that did not glorify itself.The Women of the French Salons|Amelia Gere Mason
British Dictionary definitions for empire (1 of 2)
Related formsRelated adjective: imperial
Word Origin for empire
British Dictionary definitions for empire (2 of 2)
noun the Empire
- the period of imperial rule in France from 1804 to 1815 under Napoleon Bonaparte
- Also called: Second Empire the period from 1852 to 1870 when Napoleon III ruled as emperor