What does the word empire mean?

Usage examples for empire

  1. He lost the Empire when he lost his army. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. For it is my pleasure and desire that you should be my companion and lord, with me, of all my empire." – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. His following appointments were Oconto, Vinland, Two Rivers, and Empire. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller