Empresses

Refers to female sovereigns of empires, which are political units that comprise a number of territories or nations and are ruled by a single supreme authority. The term may also refer to the wives and widows of emperors.

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19354
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empresses
empress
empresses'
empress's
keizerinnen Dutch
keizerin Dutch
emperatriz Spanish
emperadora Spanish
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Refers to female sovereigns of empires, which are political units that comprise a number of territories or nations and are ruled by a single supreme authority. The term may also refer to the wives and widows of emperors.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300150492. The J. Paul Getty Trust.