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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French emperie, from Latin imperium. Doublet of empire.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛmˈpɛriː(ə)/, /ˈɛmpəriː(ə)/, /im-/, /am-/, /au̯m-/

NounEdit

emperie (plural emperies) (rare)

  1. Emperorship; the office or title of emperor.
  2. Power, legitimacy; the authorisation required to effect change.
  3. An empire; the domain of an emperor or empress.

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