One of the quasi-royal rulers of Africa. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : royal power; a royal palace. ,a royal prince. ,a royal society. ,a royal warrant. ,royal splendor. ,Royal Marines; Royal Air Force. ,in royal spirits. ,a royal nuisance; a royal pain. From Dictionary.com.
It could be as overdone as the old unquestioning submission to the quasi-royal mystique. From Wordnik.com. [Choosing A New Justice] Reference
The desires for democracy and equality remain sincere, but the drive to be better than your neighbor, even quasi-royal, is primal. From Wordnik.com. [Eric Dezenhall: Crashing Nowhere: The Salahis' Interminable Exit] Reference
This was very important for our then-young nation, since it established both that peaceful transfers of power were possible and that the Presidency is just a job -- not a quasi-royal title. From Wordnik.com. [In which Mike Huckabee reminds me of Jimmy Carter.] Reference
Isa Gambar, head of the Equality Party and Aliyev Junior's main rival, complains that Azerbaijan is heading for a "monarchical system," with power passing from generation to generation within a self-appointed quasi-royal family. From Wordnik.com. [Like Father, Like Son?] Reference
But it will take more effort than the provision of a quasi-royal ceremony, a speech by Queen Elizabeth and 50 registers of condolences to pacify a public which, at the very least, expects Diana's title of HRH to be posthumously restored. From Wordnik.com. [Why Charles Should Go] Reference
In Germany, owing to the peculiar conditions of the Empire, though the office of burgrave had become a sinecure by the end of the 13th century, the title, as borne by feudal nobles having the status of princes of the Empire, obtained a quasi-royal significance. From Wordnik.com. [Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 "Bulgaria" to "Calgary"] Reference
Montalembert, Mgr. Dupanloup, which will be looked upon as one of the most brilliant of the nineteenth century by that posterity which has not changed since the days of Homer and Pindar, and for which the enviable things are exalted birth, royal or quasi-royal, and the friendship of kings, the leaders of the people and other eminent men. From Wordnik.com. [The Guermantes Way] Reference
At first he simply set up a quasi-royal state, with chariots, horses, and fifty running footmen. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize] Reference
As the Protector held quasi-royal powers, he could only be deposed by using the person of the young king. From Wordnik.com. [The Age of the Reformation] Reference
Lord Baltimore purchased a plantation in Newfoundland in 1620, which he called Avalon, and quasi-royal authority was given him. From Wordnik.com. [The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux] Reference
Heliocles, who was allowed by his father a quasi-royal position, obtained the full possession of the Bactrian throne by the crime of parricide. From Wordnik.com. [The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 6. (of 7): Parthia The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.] Reference
During the doubtful period of Danish and English struggles, the archbishop apparently exercised quasi-royal authority over the English burghers themselves. From Wordnik.com. [Early Britain Anglo-Saxon Britain] Reference
But, alas! this penchant of Madame Society for quasi-royal wild beasts is become known to the real lions, and is sometimes taken advantage of for horrible ends. From Wordnik.com. [Tiger-Lilies. A Novel.] Reference
Three times it marks the entrance or exit of a Parliament, three times is used in a Royal or quasi-royal procession, and the remaining cases are royal, or near it. From Wordnik.com. [Shakespeare and Music With Illustrations from the Music of the 16th and 17th centuries] Reference
He early found a quasi-royal friend and patroness in Caterina Cornaro, ex-Queen of Cyprus, whose portrait he painted, and whose recommendation, as I believe, secured for him important commissions in the like field. From Wordnik.com. [Giorgione]
Before many hours, Hakon's royal or quasi-royal barge steers gaily into this fjord; is a little surprised, perhaps, to see within the jaws of it two big ships at anchor, but steers gallantly along, nothing doubting. From Wordnik.com. [Early Kings of Norway] Reference
These are, principally, the tasselled apron and the fringed band depending from the fillet, the former of which is found in the early period only, while the latter belongs to no particular time, but throughout the whole series of sculptures is the distinctive mark of royal or quasi-royal authority. From Wordnik.com. [The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.] Reference
She had left X — — a few months after the elder Duke’s demise, had gone to Paris, as I heard, where some unprincipled adventurer had married her for her money; but, however, had always retained her quasi-royal title, and pretended, amidst the great laughter of the Parisians who frequented her house, to the honours and ceremonial of a sovereign’s widow. From Wordnik.com. [The Memoires of Barry Lyndon] Reference
â¢ The Oath is the another tale of a Muslim who played a controversial role in the heartland of Islamic terrorism, though he inhabits a world radically different world from Bhutto’s quasi-royal family. From Wordnik.com. [Brian D. Johnson] Reference
LearnThatWord and the Open Dictionary of English are programs by LearnThat Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
Copyright © 2005 and after - LearnThat Foundation. Patents pending.