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01. New Zealand and India were both once part of the British [Empire].
02. The last [Emperor] in China finished his life as a simple gardener.
03. I think the Roman [Empire] lasted until about 400 years after the death of Christ.
04. The last [Emperor] in China was removed from his position when the communists came into power.
05. The [Emperor] in Japan is now just a symbol; he doesn't really have any power.
06. Edward Thorndike once observed that colors fade, temples crumble, [empires] fall, but wise words endure.
07. The Ottoman [Empire] once had seven different emperors in seven months.
08. Ancient Rome was divided into two [empires] in 286 A.D.
09. Because there are no male heirs to the throne in Japan, people are talking about having a female [empress] once again in that country.
10. The Virgin Records [empire] today includes an airline, rail service, soft drink, jeans, and even a bridal company.
11. The vast Incan [empire], with a population of 32 million people, was brought under foreign control within a period of five years.
12. After invading China in 1211, Genghis Khan built the largest [empire] in history.
13. Once part of a huge [empire] that ruled many different ethnic groups, Austria now consists of 9 small provinces.
14. In Vietnam, the [Emperor] Bao Dai voluntarily gave up his throne to show his support for that nation's independence.
15. The [imperial] family of Russia was executed in 1918.
16. They were able to visit the [Imperial] Palace of the former Emperor while they were in the country.
17. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian [Empire], Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in the First World War.
18. Milan was the chief residence of the Western [emperors] in the fourth century.

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  • empire — [ ɑ̃pir ] n. m. • XIIe; empirie 1080; lat. imperium 1 ♦ Autorité, domination absolue. ⇒ commandement, maîtrise, souveraineté. L homme qui « donne aujourd hui l empire du monde à la France » (Chateaubriand). ♢ Pouvoir, forte influence. « La… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • empire — EMPIRE. s. mas. Commandement, puissance, autorité. Vous avez un empire absolu sur moi. Il exerce un empire tyrannique sur ses amis. Il a pris empire, beaucoup d empire sur un tel. f♛/b] On dit aussi, Exercer un empire despotique dans sa maison,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • empire — EMPIRE. s. m. Commandement, puissance, authorité. Vous avez un empire absolu sur moy. il exerce un empire tyrannique sur ses amis. il a pris empire, beaucoup d empire sur un tel. il a empire sur l esprit d un tel. On dit, Avoir de l empire sur… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • Empire — Em pire, n. [F., fr. L. imperium a command, sovereignty, dominion, empire, fr. imperare. See {Emperor}; cf. {Imperial}.] 1. Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion. The empire of the sea. Shak. [1913 Webster] Over hell extend His empire, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • empire — em‧pire [ˈempaɪə ǁ paɪr] noun [countable] informal ORGANIZATIONS a group of companies or organizations controlled by one powerful company or person: • Their cautious management style has created a powerful retailing empire. • The Bond business… …   Financial and business terms

  • empire — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. empire rule, authority, kingdom, imperial rule, from L. imperium rule, command, from imperare to command, from im in (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + parare to order, prepare (see PARE (Cf. pare)). Not etymologi …   Etymology dictionary

  • empire — empíre s. n. [pron. fr. ampir] Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  EMPIRE adj. invar. Stil empire = stil în arhitectură şi în arta decorativă şi aplicată, caracterizat prin monumentalitate fastuoasă, prin folosirea… …   Dicționar Român

  • Empire — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El término Empire puede hacer referencia a: Empire, tercer libro de la saga El legado. Empire, revista británica. Empire Interactive, empresa de desarrollo de videojuegos. Obtenido de Empire Categoría:… …   Wikipedia Español

  • empire — Empire, Imperium. Contraindre de se rendre à l empire Romain, In deditionem imperij Romani indigere. Estre soubs l empire Romain, Imperio Romano teneri. Avoir empire et souveraine puissance, Summo in imperio esse. Avoir empire et souveraine… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse