Definition of Empires

1. Noun. (plural of empire) ¹



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Definition of Empires

1. empire [n] - See also: empire

Lexicographical Neighbors of Empires

emphysematous gangrene
emphysematous gastritis
emphysematous phlegmon
emphysemic
emphyteusis
emphyteutic
emphyteuticaries
emphyteuticary
empierce
empierced
empierces
empiercing
empight
empire
empirehood
empires (current term)
empiric
empiric risk
empiric treatment
empirical
empirical data
empirical ego
empirical formula
empirical formulae
empirical formulas
empirical research
empirical rule
empirically
empiricism
empiricisms

Literary usage of Empires

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"The Mediterranean world has now four great powers, the two rival Christian empires, and the two rival Mahometan Caliphates. Among these, it naturally ..."

2. Select Translations from Old English Prose by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker (1908)
"And if a man sets two vats full of ale or water, they cause both to be frozen over, whether it be summer or winter. 2. THE FOUR empires (2. ..."

3. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"Western and Eastern empires contrasted.—Neither Empire was really Roman. ... Both empires continued to stand for civilization as against barbarism. ..."

4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... between the two empires. The envoy of Ruffia, having happily executed the laft part of his ... between the two empires j and, although tne ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1854)
"THE BYZANTINE AND GREEK empires. The History of the Byzantine and Greek empires from AD 1057 to ... Various and splendid empires, indeed, arose in three ..."

6. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... governing kings and kingdoms ; prolonging or contracting the duration of empires ; tracing out beforehand, in the unimpeachable page of the prophet ..."

7. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Ш^Ш ^ How the Teutonic empires of Germany and Austria-Hungary would be bounded if ... The heavy black line bounding the hypothetical empires comprehends the ..."

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