empire

  1. the domain ruled by an emperor or empress
  2. a group of countries under a single authority
  3. a monarchy with an emperor as head of state
  4. a group of diverse companies run as a single organization
  5. an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh; used as both an eating and a cooking apple

empire

A large number of different lands ruled over by a single person or government as in the extent of Roman territories. Also refers to the period from 27 BC to AD 476 when Rome was ruled by emperors.

Empire

[newspaper] The Empire was a newspaper published in Sydney, Australia. It was published from 28 December 1850 to 14 February 1875, except for the period from 28 August 1858 to 23 May 1859, when publication was suspended. It was later absorbed by The Evening News. ==History== Henry Parkes founded the Empire and was its editor/proprietor unti...
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Empire

[online game] Empire was a MUD, a text-based online role-playing game, founded in 1992 by Farhaj `Astafas` Hashmi and several associates. It received critical praise. ==Game characteristics== Empire was set in a medieval fantasy world; gameplay is primarily hack and slash. The MUD was noted as complex and unsuitable for beginners.{R|carton|...
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[South African magazine] Empire was a South African magazine published every four weeks between December 2007 and October 2008. It covered media, arts and culture and rapidly established a reputation for controversial articles. ...
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Empire

[n] - the domain ruled by an emperor or empress 2. [n] - a monarchy with an emperor as head of state 3. [n] - a group of countries under a single authority 4. [n] - an eating apple that somewhat resembles a McIntosh
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empire

Collective name for a group of countries under the control of a single country or dynasty. Major empires in Europe have included the
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Empire

Em'pire noun [ French, from Latin imperium a command, sovereignty, dominion, empire, from imperare . See Emperor ; confer Imperial .] 1. Supreme power; sovereignty; sway; dominion. 'The empire of the sea.' Shak. « Over hell extend His empir...
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empire

imperium noun the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
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Empire

• (n.) 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. • (n.) Supreme po...
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(from the article `Parkes, Sir Henry`) Parkes became politically prominent in 1849 as a spokesman for ending the transportation of convicts to Australia from England. The following year he ...
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Empire

(from the article `underground film`) ...Such films vary considerably in length. Robert Breer`s A Miracle (1954) is 14 seconds long, while Andy Warhol, the most highly publicized of the ...
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empire

empire Etymology: from Old French empire, 'imperial rule', from Latim imperium 'rule, command', from imperare, 'to command' from im-, 'in' + parare, 'to order, prepare'.
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Empire

[strategy game] Empire is a turn-based strategy game of industrial development and military conquest. Empire is played on large maps with off-set squares (equivalent to hexagons) that display one or more continents and feature various resource squares. The game has undergone several incarnations and ongoing development. The first version wa...
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Empire

A style inspired by the Napoleonic empire, which features heavy looking classical designs and combines straight lines and curves, sleigh beds are a good example of this styling.
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Empire

An Empire is a large state or federation of states extending over a wide geographical area ruled by a single person - an emperor or empress. Empires are usually developed by the absorption of other peoples and countries. Empires are nearly always built up by the virile conquering and colonising expansion of a single State, but subsequently the indi...
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Empire

Empire is a variety of apple which is a cross between McIntosh and Red Delicious and takes on the best characteristics of both. It is redder and firmer than McIntosh, and because it stores longer it provides the marketplace with a McIntosh-type apple well into the spring. Some claim that
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Empire

Empire is a cultivated variety of potato.
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empire

Collective name for a group of countries under the control of a single country or dynasty. Major empires in Europe have included the Roman Empire and the British Empire, and in Asia the Ottoman Empire and Mogul Empire (see Mogul dynasty)
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Empires premiered in 1966 in the Empire State of New York, a cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh developed by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. This crisp, juicy apple has a delightful sweet-tart flavor and creamy white flesh, making it a good all-purpose apple. Stake out your Empire between September and July.
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Empire

lots of countries, or states, all ruled by one very powerful country.
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[apple] Empire is the name of a clonally-propagated cultivar of apple derived from a seed grown in 1945 by Lester C. Anderson, a Cornell University fruit nutritionist who conducted open pollination research on his various orchards. In 1945, under the direction of A. J. Heinicke, scientists from the New York State Agricultural Experiment Sta...
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[1910 automobile] The Empire was an American automobile manufactured from 1910 until 1919. Marketed as `the little aristocrat`, the Empire 20 was a four-cylinder shaft-driven runabout built in Indianapolis. The model `A` was a conventional runabout for three passengers with a rumble seat. The model `B` had two bucket seats, a longer hood an...
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[1901 automobile] The Empire was an American automobile manufactured from 1901 until 1902. A product of Sterling, Illinois, it featured a vee-twin Steam engine geared to its right-hand rear wheel. It had a rectangular, transverse mounted boiler with horizontal tubes across the chassis. Coachwork was of the motor buggy style. Built by the Em...
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Empire

[PLATO] Empire is the name of a computer game written for the PLATO system in 1973. It`s significant for being quite probably the first networked multiplayer arena shooter-style game. It may also be the first networked multiplayer action game (although Maze War is another possibility for this distinction). == History == The first version, E...
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