Definition of monarch in English:

monarch

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noun

  • 1A sovereign head of state, especially a king, queen, or emperor.

    ‘the reigning monarch’
    • ‘this followed an attempt by the deposed monarch to regain his throne’
    sovereign, ruler, Crown, crowned head, potentate
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Pronunciation

monarch

/ˈmänərk/ /ˈmɑnərk/ /ˈmänˌärk/ /ˈmɑnˌɑrk/

Origin

Late Middle English from late Latin monarcha, from Greek monarkhēs, from monos ‘alone’ + arkhein ‘to rule’.