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n.1.A female sovereign who is independent and absolute; - a title given to the empresses of Russia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Alexander, "Amazon Autocratrixes: Images of Female Rule in the Eighteenth Century," in Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilization, ed.