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Definition of Monarch


  1. A sole or supreme ruler; a sovereign; the highest ruler; an emperor, king, queen, prince, or chief.
  2. One superior to all others of the same kind; as, an oak is called the monarch of the forest.
  3. A patron deity or presiding genius.
  4. A very large red and black butterfly (Danais Plexippus); -- called also milkweed butterfly.
  5. Superior to others; preeminent; supreme; ruling.

Monarch Quotations

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
Gary Zukav

It's fun to think about plants not just as decorations but as functioning parts of our yard's ecosystem that attract wildlife to the garden. We have hummingbirds, tons of bees, and many monarch butterflies. The kids love it! Though we're very laissez-faire with the garden and never put chemicals on it or even water it much!
Katherine Center

I'd sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch.
Charlie Chaplin

There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
Oscar Wilde

I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
Sylvester Stallone
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Monarch Translations

monarch in Dutch is monarch, vorst
monarch in French is monarque
monarch in German is Monarch
monarch in Spanish is monarca
monarch in Swedish is monark
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