imperial

  1. a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
  2. a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

Imperial

Associated with the time of the emperors in ancient Rome, i.e., 27 BCE to around 500. After about 300 the Empire split into eastern and western parts.

Imperial

HMS Imperial was a British Intrepid Class destroyer of 1370 tons displacement launched in 1936 and sunk during the Second World War. She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and ten 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a complement of 145.
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[beer] Imperial is a Costa Rican brand of beer, manufactured by the Florida Ice & Farm Company. Imperial was first produced by the Ortega brewery in 1924, and is now produced in the Cerveceria Costa Rica. The lager is one of the most popular beer consumed in Costa Rica along with Pilsen and Rock Ice. In addition to being a beer `brand`. The...
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imperial

[adj] - relating to or associated with an empire 2. [adj] - befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress 3. [adj] - belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler 4. [n] - a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III 5. [n] - a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
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Imperial

The standards legalised by the British Parliament.
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Imperial

Im·pe'ri·al adjective [ Middle English emperial , Old French emperial , French impérial , from Latin imperialis , from imperium command, sovereignty, empire. See Empire .] 1. Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial ...
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Imperial

Im·pe'ri·al noun [ French impériale : confer Spanish imperial .] 1. The tuft of hair on a man's lower lip and chin; -- so called from the style of beard of Napoleon III. 2. An outside seat on a diligence. T. Hughes. 3. A luggage case on the top of a co...
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Imperial

Im·pe'ri·al noun A game at cards differing from piquet in some minor details, and in having a trump; also, any one of several combinations of cards which score in this game.
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imperial

majestic adjective belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; `golden age of imperial splendor`; `purple tyrant`; `regal attire`; `treated with royal acclaim`; `the royal carriage of a stag`s head`
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imperial

adjective befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress; `imperial palace`
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imperial beard noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
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imperial

noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach
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Imperial

• (a.) Of or pertaining to an empire, or to an emperor; as, an imperial government; imperial authority or edict. • (n.) An outside seat on a diligence. • (n.) Anything of unusual size or excellence, as a large decanter, a kind of large photograph, a large sheet of drowing, printing, or writing paper, etc. • (n.) A kind of fine c...
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[board game] Imperial is a German-style board game designed by Mac Gerdts in which the object is to accumulate wealth in the form of bond holdings in successful countries and cash. Players take on the role of international financiers who purchase government bonds in the six pre-World War I empires of Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great ...
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imperial

a large wine bottle holding about 6 liters, 8 times the volume of a regular bottle. Also called a methuselah.
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Imperial

An imperial is a small pointed beard worn below the lower lip, al other facial hair being shaved off. It is so named after the Emperor Napoleon III who first set the fashion.
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Imperial

1. A bottle, 6 liters in capacity.
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[British automobile] Imperial was the name used for three separate makes of British car. ==Imperial (Manchester) 1901-1906== Imperial Autocar Manufacturing company was based in Manchester, England. Two cars were introduced in 1901 with either a 3.5 hp 2 cylinder engine under the seat or 6 hp 2 cylinder engine front mounted. Later the compan...
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Imperial

[automobile] Imperial was the Chrysler Corporation`s luxury automobile brand between 1955 and 1975, with a brief reappearance in 1981 to 1983. The Imperial name had been used since 1926, but was never a separate make, just the top-of-the-line Chrysler. However, in 1955, the company decided to spin Imperial off as its own make and division t...
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Imperial

Imperial is that which relates to an empire, emperor, or the concept of imperialism. Imperial or The Imperial may also refer to: ==Places== ===In Africa=== ===In Canada=== ===In the United States=== ===Buildings=== ==Organizations== ==Standards and types== ==Things== ==Animals and plants== ==Other== ...
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Imperial

A large bottle equivalent to eight 750ml bottles.
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Imperial

1. A bottle, 6 liters in capacity.
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[book] Imperial is a 2009 study of south-east California by American author William T. Vollmann. The product of over a decade`s research, the 1,344-page published text is Vollmann`s longest single-volume work. The book is divided into thirteen sections and explores the history, economics and geography of the region from 13,000 B.C. to the p...
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