- 1A ruler, especially a feudal lord: Charles was overlord of vast territories in Europe the Jews rebelled against their Roman overlordsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Much later, during the mid-1800s, Kathak had a renaissance and gained prominence among the kings and feudal overlords not only as a form of entertainment but also as a classical art form.
- Fortunately, reason prevailed, the feudal overlords decamped, and no-one (apart from an unfortunate Indonesian border policeman) was killed.
- Regret about the abolition of droit de seigneur and the right of feudal overlords to flog peasants may be comic, but it is hardly an interesting political philosophy.
- 1.1A person of great power or authority: the undisputed overlord of the crime familyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Average Americans may yet roar loud enough to take back the power from their corporate overlords.
- I wish him luck and hope he's allowed to put out a mag that he doesn't have to compromise on because of some corporate overlord's interference.
- Rather than flaunting his authority, he is more of a learned peer, and beer drinker, than overlord.
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- In the mid-1960s, Czechoslovakia experienced a sudden liberalisation of the arts despite Soviet overlordship.
- Although English kings traditionally claimed an overall supremacy here, they had done little to transform that ill-defined overlordship into lasting military and administrative control.
- His overlordship sprouted a swiftly waxing arrogance that denied any superior.
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- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.