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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Empress \Em"press\, n. [OE. empress, emperice, OF. empereis, empereris, fr. L. imperatrix, fem. of imperator. See Emperor.] 1. The consort of an emperor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A female sovereign. [1913 Webster] 3. A sovereign mistress. "Empress of my soul." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Empress cloth, a cloth for ladies' dresses, either wholly of wool, or with cotton warp and wool weft. It resembles merino, but is not twilled. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

empress n 1: a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor