empressnoun [ C ]uk /ˈem.prəs/ us /ˈem.prəs/
- Queen Victoria was Empress of India as well as Queen of Great Britain.
- We visited the tomb of Zhu Yijun and his two empresses.
- Empress Josephine's marriage to Napoleon was dissolved in 1809.
- She looked extremely grand and untouchable, like an empress, sitting in that coach.
- This collection of jewels once belonged to a Russian empress, Catherine the Great.