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mon·arch

 (mŏn′ərk, -ärk′)
n.
1. One who reigns over a state or territory, usually for life and by hereditary right, especially:
a. A sole and absolute ruler.
b. A sovereign, such as a king or empress, often with constitutionally limited authority: a constitutional monarch.
2. One that commands or rules: "I am monarch of all I survey" (William Cowper).
3. One that surpasses others in power or preeminence: "Mont Blanc is the monarch of the mountains" (Byron).
4. A monarch butterfly.

[Middle English monarke, from Old French monarque, from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek monarkhos : mono-, mono- + arkhein, to rule.]

mo·nar′chal (mə-när′kəl), mo·nar′chic (-kĭk), mo·nar′chi·cal (-kĭ-kəl) adj.
mo·nar′chal·ly, mo·nar′chi·cal·ly adv.

monarch

(ˈmɒnək)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2. a supremely powerful or pre-eminent person or thing
3. (Animals) Also called: milkweed a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae
[C15: from Late Latin monarcha, from Greek; see mono-, -arch]
monarchal, monarchial adj
moˈnarchally adv
moˈnarchical, moˈnarchic adj
moˈnarchically adv
ˈmonarchism n
ˈmonarchist n, adj
ˌmonarˈchistic adj

mon•arch

(ˈmɒn ərk, -ɑrk)

n.
1. a hereditary sovereign, as a king, queen, or emperor.
2. a sole and absolute ruler of a state or nation.
3. a person or thing that holds a dominant position.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin monarcha < Greek monárchēs sole ruler; see mon-, -arch]
mo•nar•chal (məˈnɑr kəl) mo•nar′chi•al (-ki əl) adj.
mo•nar′chal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monarch - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary rightmonarch - a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
Capetian - a member of the Capetian dynasty
Carlovingian, Carolingian - a member of the Carolingian dynasty
czar, tsar, tzar - a male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
emperor - the male ruler of an empire
chief of state, head of state - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
king, male monarch, Rex - a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
Merovingian - a member of the Merovingian dynasty
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Shah, Shah of Iran - title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
2.monarch - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markingsmonarch - large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
danaid, danaid butterfly - large tropical butterfly with degenerate forelegs and an unpleasant taste
Danaus, genus Danaus - type genus of the Danaidae: monarch butterflies

monarch

noun ruler, king or queen, sovereign, tsar, potentate, crowned head, emperor or empress, prince or princess She will never stand down as monarch and we fully support her.
Translations
مَلِكمَلِكٌ
monarchapanovníkvládce
monark
hallitsijamonarkki
monarh
egyeduralkodó
einvaldur; konungur, drottning
君主
세습적 군주
monarchasmonarchija
monarhs
monarcha
vladar
monark
เจ้าแผ่นดิน
quốc vương, nữ hoàng

monarch

[ˈmɒnək] Nmonarca mf

monarch

[ˈmɒnərk] nmonarque m

monarch

nMonarch(in) m(f), → Herrscher(in) m(f); (fig)König m; absolute monarchAlleinherrscher(in) m(f)

monarch

[ˈmɒnək] nmonarca m

monarch

(ˈmonək) noun
a king, queen, emperor, or empress.
ˈmonarchyplural ˈmonarchies noun
(a country etc that has) government by a monarch.

monarch

مَلِكٌ vládce monark Monarch μονάρχης monarca monarkki monarque monarh monarca 君主 세습적 군주 vorst monark monarcha monarca монарх monark เจ้าแผ่นดิน kral quốc vương, nữ hoàng 君主
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