(n.) The sovereign or supreme monarch of an empire; -- a title of dignity superior to that of king; as, the emperor of Germany or of Austria; the emperor or Czar of Russia.
(1) After the emperor's death, they are named after an era chosen for them; thus Hirohito is known exclusively in Japan as Showa Emperor.
(2) After heading for Rome with his long-term partner, Howard Auster, he returned to fiction with a bestselling novel, Julian, based on the life of a late Roman emperor; a political novel, Washington DC, based on his own family; and Myra Breckinridge, a subversive satire that examined contradictions of gender and sexuality with enough comic brio to become a worldwide bestseller.
(3) The 700-strong trade mission to Emperor Qianlong sailed in a man-of-war equipped with 66 guns, compromising diplomats, businessmen and soldiers, but it ended in an impasse with the emperor refusing to meet them, saying: "We the celestial empire have never valued ingenious articles, nor do we have the slightest need of your country's manufactures."
(4) We have a few quotations from a compendium of jokes of the first emperor Augustus (not all brilliant: "When a man was nervously giving him a petition and kept putting his hand out, then drawing it back, the emperor quipped, 'Hey, do you think you're giving a penny to an elephant?'").
(5) As the key leave campaigner Boris Johnson said in his biography of Winston Churchill two years ago, the European Union, together with Nato, “has helped to deliver a period of peace and prosperity for its people as long as any since the days of the Antonine emperors”.
(6) Emperor of Milton Keynes Facebook Twitter Pinterest A purple emperor was spotted in Milton Keynes last year.
(7) The former foreign secretary, William Hague, warned earlier this month that central bankers could lose their independence if they ignored public anger over low interest rates, while Michael Gove, the leading pro-leave campaigner and former cabinet minister, compared Carney to the Chinese emperor Ming , whose “person was held to be inviolable and without imperfections” and whose critics were flayed alive.
(8) The great god Pan is dead, as a voice was heard to cry by sailors in the age of the Roman emperor Augustus.
(9) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Lee Kuan Yew, right, and his wife, Kwa Geok Choo, second left, posing with the Japanese Emperor Hirohito and his wife Empress Nagako, in the Imperial Palace in Tokyo in 1968.
(10) Reagan, after whom buildings, streets and even airports are widely named, would thus become America's Marcus Aurelius, the philosoper emperor of Rome whose death in AD 180 presaged its long, slow decline.
(11) Heart rate during overnight rest and while diving were recorded from five emperor penguins with a microprocessor-controlled submersible recorder.
(12) Gombrich calls Shih Huang-Ti, the emperor who incinerated all books apart from agricultural manuals, 'an enemy of history'.
(13) In both sexes and species, plasma LH and gonadal steroids were severalfold above basal level at the time of arrival on the breeding grounds, suggesting that environmental cues (especially decreasing daylength in emperors) rather than mating and courting primarily stimulate gonadal development and reproduction.
(14) Originally a striker who once fed off his brother's long balls to score goals galore in a local team in Petrópolis (a mountain town near Rio and historically important for hosting the Brazilian emperor's summer palace), at Fluminense he struggled to find a place until the first‑choice left-back was dropped because of forged documentation.
(15) Having finished a cure there, Archduchess Sophie, who had been childless, gave birth to a son, who subsequently became Emperor Franz Joseph.
(16) Tiananmen - the Gate of Heavenly Peace - marks the southern boundary of the Forbidden City, the seat of China's emperors for centuries.
(17) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Supreme Leader Snoke finally has his answer Andy Serkis’s First Order bad guy No 1 was the first voice we heard in the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens a year ago, asking: “There has been an awakening ... have you felt it?” Twelve months on we discover he’s addressing hooded Vader fanboy Kylo Ren (played by Adam Driver) who responds simply: “Yes.” This dynamic pitches the pair as the Emperor Palpatine and Darth Vader of the new movie, and yet continues to raise further questions.
(18) Emperor's approval was received 26th june 1862 and in july Purkynĕ was elected the first president.
(19) The structure will dwarf nearby buildings, including the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, an officially recognised cultural asset built in 1926 to honour the emperor and empress dowager Shoken.
(20) Yamamoto denied any intention to use the emperor for political purposes – a possible infringement of the postwar constitution, which relegates the emperor to a non-political, ceremonial role.
(a.) The one of highest rank; one holding the highest place and authority; a sovereign; a monarch; -- originally applied to either sex, but now rarely applied to a female.
(a.) The son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the blood.
(a.) A title belonging to persons of high rank, differing in different countries. In England it belongs to dukes, marquises, and earls, but is given to members of the royal family only. In Italy a prince is inferior to a duke as a member of a particular order of nobility; in Spain he is always one of the royal family.
(a.) The chief of any body of men; one at the head of a class or profession; one who is preeminent; as, a merchant prince; a prince of players.
(v. i.) To play the prince.
(1) Crown prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz said yesterday that the state had "spared no effort" to avoid such disasters but added that "it cannot stop what God has preordained.
(2) Roger Madelin, the chief executive of the developers Argent, which consulted the prince's aides on the £2bn plan to regenerate 27 hectares (67 acres) of disused rail land at Kings Cross in London, said the prince now has a similar stature as a consultee as statutory bodies including English Heritage, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and professional bodies including Riba and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
(3) Bringing the Prince of Wales into service “will involve very considerable additional costs, additional manpower, extra aircraft and the considerable amount of support and protection needed to make it viable”, say the MPs.
(4) The Duke of Gloucester will go to the British Virgin Islands and Malta, while the Falkland Islands – where Prince William will be serving briefly as a helicopter pilot in the spring – will receive an official visit from the Duke of Kent, who will also go to Uganda.
(5) His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi The Crown Prince is a leading champion in the Middle East for improving child health.
(6) Prince was named after his father's own stage persona, and when his parents split up he became determined to better his dad on piano.
(7) Speaking for the first time since the Qatari royal family abandoned his plans to build 552 new homes on the site of Chelsea barracks, Rogers called for a national inquiry into whether the prince has a constitutional right to become involved in matters such as planning applications which have economic, political and social ramifications.
(8) Prince Fielder is up next and he grounds out to first.
(9) 31 October TB met the Prince of Wales after he took Prince William hunting.
(10) When he was prime minister Tony Blair asked Peter Mandelson to tell the Prince of Wales to stop his "unhelpful" attempts to influence policy on GM and Mandelson accused him of being "anti-scientific and irresponsible".
(11) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Cream (1991) was Prince’s fifth US No 1 hit single His profile boosted by Sinéad O’Connor’s version of his song Nothing Compares 2 U, Prince embarked on another film and music project with Graffiti Bridge.
(12) The prince's spokesman, asked about the effect of the judge's ruling, gave a different reason to the duchy for the estate not paying corporation tax.
(13) Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have enlisted a rapper, a Royal Marine and a Labour spin doctor to try to push stigma about discussing mental health beyond what they believe is a “tipping point” and into public acceptability.
(14) May pointedly highlighted the latest reform effort, Vision 2030, promoted by the deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, the hawkish defence minister who oversees the Saudi campaign in Yemen.
(15) Grieve said the correspondence contains the prince’s “most deeply held personal views and beliefs” and disclosure might undermine his “position of political neutrality”.
(16) Formerly Communications secretary to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales.
(17) He is not getting enough games at the Parc des Princes, apparently.
(18) Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, offered the prince some backing by claiming that many in Britain shared the prince's concern about Putin and his actions in Ukraine.
(19) Prince began ambushing fans in February this year, playing his first big shows since 1995 as he took over arenas in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Leeds as well as intimate venues in London and Manchester.
(20) He shared platforms with the Prince of Wales and, in 2008, spoke at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies on the value of dialogue between civilisations.