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Imperialism an colonisation in 1900

An empire is defined as "an aggregate o naitions or fowk ruled ower bi an emperor or ither pouerfu sovereign or govrenment, uisually a territory o greater extent nor a kinrick, as the umwhile Breetish Empire, French Empire, Spaingie Empire, Roushie Empire, Norse Empire, Byzantine Empire or Roman Empire."[1]

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  1. Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Portland House, New York, 1989, p. 468.