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EMPEROR, an officer. This word is synonymous with the Latin imperator; they are both derived from the. verb imperare. Literally, it signifies he who commands.
     2. Under the Roman republic, the title emperor was the generic name given to the commanders-in-chief in the armies. But even then the application of the word was restrained to the successful commander, who was declared emperor by the acclamations of the army, and was afterwards honored with the title by a decree of the senate. 3. It, is now used to designate some sovereign prince who bears this title. Ayl. Pand. tit. 23.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Jeyaganesh based in France is widely known among Tamil Diaspora circles as Samraj. Jeyaganesh alias Samraj is currently in charge of overseas LTTE finances in Europe.
Samraj, Betty, and Laura Monk."The Statement of Purpose in Graduate School Applications: Genre Structure and Disciplinary Variation.
Samraj, "Regulatory mechanism of endothelin receptor B in the cerebral arteries after focal cerebral ischemia," PLoS ONE, vol.
Samraj [2,3] conducted studies on research articles introductions and after that, she studied and analyzed the introductions of master students' theses [1], the results of which were compared with the ones obtained from this study.
Samraj Lall, Millie Betteridge, |Luke Astley and Lewis Edwards
People like Ram Muhan Roy and movements like the Brahma Samraj convinced the Hindu population to accept the technological, educational and, to some extent, the cultural aspects of British rule.