Definition of Grand Monarque in English:

Grand Monarque

(also Le Grand Monarque)

noun

  • A supreme and absolute ruler; specifically an epithet of Louis XIV of France.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Martin Lister (bap. 1639, d. 1712), physician and naturalist. From French Grand Monarque from grand + monarque.

Pronunciation

Grand Monarque

/ˌɡrɒ̃ mɒˈnɑːk/