Keen on enjoying her youth, reign has little interest in committing right now.
"May the light of Your Majesty's crown continue to reign supreme for many years to come," he said.
He also warned iron-fist rulers of the Middle East that their reign will eventually come to an end.
Many human-rights activists and journalists were imprisoned during his reign.
They wanted to tell the Israeli public, he said, that “there is a price” for continuing to “reign” over the Palestinians.
It would have to reign by divine right, like the Jesuits in Paraguay.
Yet the period of Victoria's reign will often be spoken of in history as the Gladstonian Era.
When the Water Wagtail went on the rocks, my reign came to an end.
From the first to the last moment of her reign, she combined the courtesan with the assassin.
A memorable event in James I's reign was the sailing of the Mayflower.
early 13c., "kingdom," from Old French reigne "kingdom, land, country" (Modern French règne), from Latin regnum "kingship, dominion, rule, realm," related to regere (see regal). Meaning "period of rule" first recorded mid-14c.
"to hold or exercise sovereign power," late 13c., from Old French regner "rule, reign" (12c.), from Latin regnare "have royal power, be king, rule, reign," from regnum (see reign (n.)). Related: Reigned; reigning; regnal.