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monarchs, plural;
  1. A sovereign head of state, esp. a king, queen, or emperor

  1. sovereign: a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
  2. large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
  3. (monarchy) an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority
  4. A monarch is the person who heads a monarchy, a form of government in which a country or entity is usually ruled or controlled by an individual who normally rules for life or until abdication, and typically inherit the throne by birth. ...
  5. The Monarch was an automobile built in Detroit, Michigan by the Monarch Motor Car Company from 1913 to 1917.
  6. The Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) is a milkweed butterfly (subfamily Danainae), in the family Nymphalidae. It is perhaps the best known of all North American butterflies. Since the 19th century, it has been found in New Zealand, and in Australia since 1871 where it is called the Wanderer. ...
  7. Monarch is the name of three fictional DC Comics supervillains. The first Monarch is Hank Hall, formerly Hawk, who later renames himself for the Zero Hour crossover. The second Monarch is Nathaniel Adam, a U.S. Army Captain. ...
  8. Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down) is a 1999 album by Feist. It was recorded in Toronto and mixed at Hamilton's Catherine North Studio. ...
  9. Monarch is a desktop report mining tool used to extract data from human readable spool files, such as text, PDF and HTML. The first version of Monarch was released in 1991. The latest release is version 10.5 . ...
  10. Charles R. Spencer (generally called the Spencer) was a steamboat built in 1901 to run on the Willamette and Columbia rivers from Portland, to The Dalles, Oregon. This vessel was described as an "elegant passenger boat". After 1911 this vessel was rebuilt and renamed Monarch.
  11. The ruler of an absolute monarchy or the head of state of a constitutional monarchy; The monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, found in North America, so called because of the designs on its wings
  12. (monarchy) A government with a hereditary head of state (whether as a figurehead or as a powerful ruler)
  13. (Monarchy) Government that is headed by a king or queen
  14. (Monarchy) a political system in which a single family rules from generation to generation
  15. (monarchy) Government in which political power is exercised by a single ruler under the claim of divine or hereditary right.
  16. (Monarchy) 1. Undivided rule or absolute sovereignty by a single person. 2. A nation or state having a monarchical government. 3. A government having a hereditary chief of state with life tenure and powers varying from nominal to absolute. [Merriam-Webster]
  17. (Monarchy) A dictatorship where the future rights to the toilet belongs to the son of the current rights holder.
  18. (Monarchy) A form of rule in which there is a single head of state, a monarch, with the title of King or Queen, Czar or Czarina, Emperor or Emperoress or its equivalent where the monarch holds his or her office for life.
  19. (Monarchy) During most of history, human societies have been ruled by kings.  The pharaoh of Egypt was a god-king.  The Persian Empire was ruled by Darius, a king of kings.  In a monarchy, the king holds power through hereditary right.  A series of kings from the same family is called a dynasty. ...
  20. (Monarchy) The rule of a single individual for life.  This individual is generally the embodiment of the aspirations, achievements and heritage of the society. ...
  21. (Monarchy) derived from the Greek for the rule of one man, it was a type of Greek government in which a king represented the community.
  22. (Monarchy) literally means “rule by one,” and comes from the combination of the Greek words for “alone” (mono ) and “to rule” (archein ). ...
  23. (Monarchy) rule by one monarch, such as a king or queen, although this one usually has advisors. Some suggest that monarchies are oligarchies (see entry) because of this
  24. (Monarchy* [MAH nar kee]) A government in which the supreme power is vested in one person, like a king. ...
  25. (monarchy) first period of Roman government; legend relates that Rome was governed by seven kings, the first of whom was Romulus; the Roman monarchy lasted from the founding of the city of Rome by Romulus and Remus to 509 BCE.