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monarch

mon·arch

monarch

 
pronunciation:
ma nark
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a ruler such as a king, queen, or emperor.
Queen Elizabeth is the monarch of the United Kingdom and its dominions.
synonyms:
ruler, sovereign
similar words:
czar, emperor, empress, king, prince, queen
definition 2: a large orange, black, and white butterfly. Monarchs migrate over great distances in the fall and spring.
 
similar words:
butterfly
derivations: monarchal (adj.), monarchial (adj.), monarchally (adv.)
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