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Synonyms for imperial

Synonyms for imperial

a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III

a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler

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More significantly, this imperially sponsored cave site is located at the ancient capital of the Southern Dynasties; thus, the Buddhist monuments at Qixia further provide important physical evidence of the mainstream southern Buddhist art of that time.
One of the first acts of his followers in the lands they conquered was to smash religious statues and imperially approved icons.
Then, as well, in it you solve for the first time the dilemma of modern literature, by colonising the shadowy New World imperially so that it falls into line with & forms an organic whole with the old world of tradition.
Thus, for example, anthropologists and historians studying death ritual in China will make a distinction between orthodoxy and orthopraxy as a way of trying to understand localised variations on imperially ordained funeral procedures.
The Veritable Records were imperially compiled annals with almost daily entries, sometimes multiple entries for each day, comprised of reports from officials in the field and in the capital ministries.
Similarly, imperial powers encode colonized peoples as feminine, as that which is both frighteningly Other and unknowable and that therefore can be dominated and imperially redefined.
Imperially aloof and distant from the masses his undoing, says the author, was plain folie de grandeur - that and his refusal to believe that he was unloved by his people.
Others were produced by imperially trained artists such as Mir Kalan Khan, who migrated to the provincial court of Awadh (cats.
20) During his time as interim bishop of Constantinople in the early 380s, Gregory wrote as if he represented a small and beleaguered proNicene community that faced a strong and vocal opposition of Eunomian supporters, a plausible situation since Constantinople had been a stronghold of imperially supported subordinationist Christian theology until Valens's recent death in 378.
Yet, rather than lessening reverence for Hirohito by showing his fallibility, the imperially commanded surrender seemed (to Americans, at least) to have increased respect for the throne and the incumbent.
Though this chapter offers more opportunities for criticism of the Church as an imperially organizing power than Canuel chooses to take, his suspension of judgment (like the suspension of judgment about economic relations in Chapter 4) is consistent with a balanced inquiry into different configurations of belief.
If they bark imperially at the Inuit workmen, it will be because the Inuit are insufficiently Inuit in their attitude to work.
Imperially appointed governors and military and civil personnel were placed in charge of the local offices.
Moving beyond the thickets of Eusbebian laudation and propaganda, however, one can detect signs of unease with this imperially tuned conceptualization of holy space.
He reveals how the creation of imperially sponsored waka collections (chokusenshu) came to be used as a public demonstration of political realities, an act through which different factions sought to legitimate their right to rule through the establishment of some form of "cultural hegemony.