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  • n. Plural form of empress.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of empress.

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Examples

  • The group is lead by a long bloodline of "empresses," and according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, has an estimated 200 hard-core members and thousands of other followers.

    Record Article Feed

  • I saw men dressed as cowboys and I saw great tall men dressed as empresses and I saw maybe more than I should have seen at that age, but I didn't mind it because it wasn't scary to me.

    Margaret Cho: We Deserve Rights. We Deserve Life.

  • An installation work including a series of portraits of mythical Chinese empresses that shows the dark side of human nature.

    Museums

  • "BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress" An installation work including portraits of mythical Chinese empresses showing the dark side of human nature.

    A sampling from area museum exhibits

  • As Rogers' photo history shows, she had a penchant for stagey costumes that ranged from Greek empresses with flowing tresses to flamenco dancers with spit curls.

    Cherie Burns: What Makes a Fashion Icon?

  • There are 30 pictures of women warriors, dressed and decorated with the keen eye of a samurai preparing for battle, inspired by oriental empresses.

    Evelyne Politanoff: Leonardo Vecchiarelli: La Grande Transizione, Women Warriors Meet Oriental Empresses

  • They are legally private citizens, but also heirs to a 1,000-year history of German emperors and empresses.

    Heirs to Germany's Royal History

  • POTSDAM, Germany—On Saturday, Georg Friedrich Ferdinand Prince of Prussia and Sophie Johanna Maria Princess of Isenburg will step out of a church on the grounds of a former royal palace here and ride in a carriage drawn by six horses through the city streets as heirs to a 1,000-year history of German emperors and empresses.

    No Titles, No Subjects, No Problem: Germans Join Royal Wedding Craze

  • The two reigning empresses of ABC's Sunday-night lineup come to the end of their respective seasons this weekend (the sixth for "Desperate Housewives," the fourth for "Brothers and Sisters") impressive runs by no means over.

    Aging Well at the Top

  • "BG Muhn: Love Affair of the Empress" An installation work including a series of portraits of mythical Chinese empresses that shows the dark side of human nature.

    Art exhibitions, current and upcoming, through January

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