Definition of “monarch” - English Dictionary

“monarch” in British English

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monarchnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmɒn.ək/ us /ˈmɑː.nɚk/

a king or queen:

a hereditary monarch
Britain's head of state is a constitutional monarch (= only has very limited powers).
monarchic
adjective uk /məˈnɑː.kɪk/ us /məˈnɑːr.kɪk/ also monarchical, formal

(Definition of “monarch” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“monarch” in American English

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monarchnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑn·ərk, -ɑrk/

a nation’s king or queen

(Definition of “monarch” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)