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Definition of Empire


  1. Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion.
  2. 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.
  3. Any dominion; supreme control; governing influence; rule; sway; as, the empire of mind or of reason.
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Empire Translations

empire in Dutch is rijk, keizerrijk, imperium
empire in French is empire
empire in German is Reich, Kaisertum
empire in Hungarian is birodalom
empire in Italian is ricco, impero
empire in Norwegian is verdensrike
empire in Spanish is imperio