State means: Appearance of grandeur or dignity; pomp.
State means: A chair with a canopy above it, often standing on a dais; a seat of dignity; also, the canopy itself.
State means: Estate, possession.
State means: A person of high rank.
State means: Any body of men united by profession, or constituting a community of a particular character; as, the civil and ecclesiastical states, or the lords spiritual and temporal and the commons, in Great Britain. Cf. Estate, n., 6.
State means: The principal persons in a government.
State means: The bodies that constitute the legislature of a country; as, the States-general of Holland.
State means: A form of government which is not monarchial, as a republic.
State means: A political body, or body politic; the whole body of people who are united one government, whatever may be the form of the government; a nation.
State means: In the United States, one of the commonwealth, or bodies politic, the people of which make up the body of the nation, and which, under the national constitution, stands in certain specified relations with the national government, and are invested, as commonwealth, with full power in their several spheres over all matters not expressly inhibited.
Zeuzerian means: Any one of a group of bombycid moths of which the genus Zeuzera is the type. Some of these moths are of large size. The goat moth is an example.
Zeus means: The chief deity of the Greeks, and ruler of the upper world (cf. Hades). He was identified with Jupiter.
Zeugobranchiata means: Same as Zygobranchia.
Zeugmatic means: Of or pertaining to zeugma; characterized by zeugma.
Zeugma means: A figure by which an adjective or verb, which agrees with a nearer word, is, by way of supplement, referred also to another more remote; as, "hic illius arma, hic currus fuit;" where fuit, which agrees directly with currus, is referred also to arma.
Zeuglodonta means: Same as Phocodontia.
Zeuglodont means: Any species of Zeuglodonta.
Zeuglodon means: A genus of extinct Eocene whales, remains of which have been found in the Gulf States. The species had very long and slender bodies and broad serrated teeth. See Phocodontia.
Zetetics means: A branch of algebra which relates to the direct search for unknown quantities.
Zetetic means: A seeker; -- a name adopted by some of the Pyrrhonists.
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