noun, plural im·pe·ri·a [im-peer-ee-uh] /ɪmˈpɪər i ə/, im·pe·ri·ums.
Origin of imperium
Examples from the Web for imperia
But her want of decency and sense takes the more commonplace line of becoming an actual courtesan of the "Imperia" kind in Italy.A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2|George Saintsbury
Indeed, he relied upon the fair Imperia to reclaim the emperor, and with this idea he syringed her well with flattery.
Imperia had expressed her readiness to spend the day at Magliana, and my host desired me to select horses for the excursion.Romance of Roman Villas|Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Never had Madame Imperia appeared so lovely as at this first gala after her mourning.
And I have sold three dozen of everything—was that a real offer, Imperia?Hildegarde's Harvest|Laura E. Richards
noun plural -ria (-rɪə)
Word Origin for imperium
1650s, from Latin imperium "command, supreme authority, power" (see empire).