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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Monarch  \Mon"arch\,  n.  [F.  monarque  L.  monarcha,  fr  Gr  ?,  ?; 
  ?  alone  +  ?  to  be  first  rule  govern.  See  {Archi-}.] 
  1.  A  sole  or  supreme  ruler;  a  sovereign;  the  highest  ruler; 
  an  emperor,  king,  queen,  prince,  or  chief. 
  He  who  reigns  Monarch  in  heaven,  .  .  .  upheld  by  old 
  repute.  --Milton. 
  2.  One  superior  to  all  others  of  the  same  kind  as  an  oak  is 
  called  the  monarch  of  the  forest. 
  3.  A  patron  deity  or  presiding  genius. 
  Come  thou,  monarch  of  the  vine,  Plumpy  Bacchus. 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  very  large  red  and  black  butterfly  ({Danais 
  Plexippus});  --  called  also  {milkweed  butterfly}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Monarch  \Mon"arch\,  a. 
  Superior  to  others  pre["e]minent;  supreme;  ruling.  ``Monarch 
  savage.''  --Pope. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  ruler  of  a  nation  [syn:  {sovereign},  {crowned  head}] 
  2:  large  migratory  American  butterfly  having  deep  orange  wings 
  with  black  and  white  markings;  the  larvae  feed  on  milkweed 
  [syn:  {monarch  butterfly},  {milkweed  butterfly},  {Danaus 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Monarch,  MT 
  Zip  code(s):  59463 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  MONARCH,  n.  A  person  engaged  in  reigning.  Formerly  the  monarch 
  ruled,  as  the  derivation  of  the  word  attests,  and  as  many  subjects 
  have  had  occasion  to  learn.  In  Russia  and  the  Orient  the  monarch  has 
  still  a  considerable  influence  in  public  affairs  and  in  the 
  disposition  of  the  human  head,  but  in  western  Europe  political 
  administration  is  mostly  entrusted  to  his  ministers,  he  being 
  somewhat  preoccupied  with  reflections  relating  to  the  status  of  his 
  own  head. 

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