What is imperial?

  • (noun): A piece of luggage carried on top of a coach.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Imperial is a term that is used to describe something that relates to an empire, emperor, or the concept of imperialism.

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Imperial - Other
... The Imperials, vocal group The Imperial Presidency Little Anthony The Imperials, American doo-wop vocal group Imperial Presidency, describes the presidency of the United States Galactic Empire (Star Wars) Imperial ... Age of Empires Imperial, a song by Primal Scream The Imperial (album), a Flipmode Squad album ...
Crown Jewels - Europe - Austria
... are kept at the Schatzkammer (Vienna), the Imperial Treasury located in the Hofburg Palace ... They are a collection of imperial regalia and jewels dating from the 10th century to the 19th ... They consist of the 10th Century Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire as well as the associated Orb, Cross, and Holy Lance, the Imperial Crown, the Imperial Orb and the mantle of the ...
Crown Jewels - South America - Brazil
... The Imperial Crown of Brazil alongside with other regalia and mementos of the Brazilian Empire are kept at the Imperial Museum of Brazil (Museu Imperial) in the former palace of Brazilian emperor Pedro II ...
Imperial Circle
... An Imperial Circle (Latin Circulus imperii, plural Circuli imperii German Reichskreis, plural Reichskreise) comprised a regional grouping of territories of the Holy Roman Empire ... Circle Diet, although not every member of the Circle Diet would hold membership of the Imperial Diet as well ...
Imperial China
... Imperial China (also called the Empire of China or the Chinese Empire) may refer to the history of China from 221 BC to AD 1912, or to the government of China in that ... See Imperial era of Chinese history Early Imperial China Mid-Imperial China Late Imperial China Empire of China (1915–1916), the short-lived dynasty proclaimed by Yuan Shikai ...

More definitions of "imperial":

  • (adj): Befitting or belonging to an emperor or empress.
    Example: "Imperial palace"
  • (noun): A small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III.
    Synonyms: imperial beard
  • (adj): Belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler.
    Example: "Golden age of imperial splendor"
    Synonyms: majestic, purple, regal, royal
  • (adj): Relating to or associated with an empire.
    Example: "Imperial colony"; "the imperial gallon was standardized legally throughout the British Empire"

Famous quotes containing the word imperial:

    If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne.
    Miguel De Cervantes (1547–1616)

    Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions, most moves my imperial displeasure.
    Frances Burney (1752–1840)

    The imperial votaress passed on,
    In maiden meditation, fancy-free.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)