imperium[im pir′ē əm]
imperium definition by Webster's New World
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imperium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. im·pe·ri·a
- Absolute rule; supreme power.
- A sphere of power or dominion; an empire.
- Law The right or power of a state to enforce the law.
Origin: Latin; see Empire .