Definition of empery in US English:

empery

noun

archaic, poetic
  • 1In broader sense: supreme or absolute power; dominion, sovereignty; control, sway.

  • 2An empire. Also figurative. Compare "empire" Now rare.

Origin

Middle English (in an earlier sense). Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman (rare) emperie, Anglo-Norman and Old French (rare) empirie empire, dominion, sovereignty, office or dignity of emperor.

Pronunciation

empery

/ˈɛmp(ə)ri/