I recalled that a plane had once crashed into the empire State Building in 1945.
The Macedonian empire quickly cracked up, however, leaving behind multiple successor states under Greek-speaking royal families.
A sold-out crowd of 800 (mostly) women packed the Charline McCombs empire Theatre in San Antonio to take part in the event.
“The empire Strikes Back” was the Newsweek cover story about her decision.
The empire State Building, the most photographed location in the world, has gone public.
The extension of the empire, therefore, is an extension of religion.
I have sought thy daughter in marriage for Xerxes, prince of the empire.
This expedition fatally sapped the strength of the Athenian empire.
What, then, must be the population of the British empire if the increase in one city was at that rate?
The Europeans might possibly withdraw and leave the empire in peace.
early 14c., from Old French empire "rule, authority, kingdom, imperial rule," from Latin imperium "rule, command," from imperare "to command," from im- "in" (see in- (2)) + parare "to order, prepare" (see pare).
Not etymologically restricted to "territory ruled by an emperor," but used that way. The Empire, meaning "the British Empire," first recorded 1772 (it officially devolved into "The Commonwealth" in 1931); before that it meant the Holy Roman Empire (1670s). Empire style (especially in reference to a style of dresses with high waistlines) is 1869, from the Second Empire "rule of Napoleon III of France" (1852-70). New York has been called the Empire State since 1834.
Any of a family of military simulations derived from a game written by Peter Langston many years ago. Five or six multi-player variants of varying degrees of sophistication exist, and one single-player version implemented for both Unix and VMS; the latter is even available as MS-DOS freeware. All are notoriously addictive.