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Empire meaning

empire - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. a group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
  2. 2. Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion.
  3. 3. The dominion of an emperor; the territory or countries under the jurisdiction and dominion of an emperor ( rarely of a king), usually of greater extent than a kingdom, always comprising a variety in the nationality of, or the forms of administration in, constituent and subordinate portions; as, the Austrian empire.
  4. 4. Any dominion; supreme control; governing influence; rule; sway; as, the empire of mind or of reason.
  5. 5. Dominions of an emperor; sovereignty.

empire - examples of usage

  1. The Empire State building also features in many films, but the film that made it even more famous then it already was, was the classic King Kong in 1933.
  2. He had never before felt quite so high an admiration for the British Empire as he acquired just then. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. However, enough is known to suggest the broad range of experience and interest belonging to those who now joined in a common effort to build an empire for England in America. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
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