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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mon·arch /ˈmɑnɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mon·arch n.
 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.   --Shak.
 4. Zool. A very large red and black butterfly (Danais Plexippus); -- called also milkweed butterfly and monarch butterfly.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mon·arch, a. Superior to others; preeminent; supreme; ruling. Monarch savage.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary
           right [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