What does the word empress mean?

Usage examples for empress

  1. To me that consciousness was a far greater source of happiness than would have been the knowledge that I was an empress, or the wife of a millionaire, envied by the whole world. – An Ambitious Man by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  2. Stand aside; Caesar and the Empress are coming." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. The empress, accompanied by the visiting fleet, returned on November 22nd, and reached the Mediterranean on the 23rd. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12) by S. Rappoport