(Greek: beginning; the first, the leader, the ruler; being first has two different, but often related, meanings: one meaning indicated first in time; another indicated first in importance)
In many cultures, being the first-born holds many privileges, both legal and traditional
The family of words with the common root of arch seem to have words which are quite different from each other; however, they all have something in common: they are all related to the idea of "first".
Being first has at least two different, but often related, meanings: one meaning indicates first in time while another indicates first in importance.
After the revolution, there was complete anarchy in the land.
The word "thou" is an archaic form of "you".
Gabriel was named as one of the seven archangels.
Thomas Becket, the archbishop of Canterbury, was murdered when he opposed King Henry II.
The archdiocese of New York is proud of Mother Seton, a New Yorker who was declared to be the first American saint.
The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria on June 28, 1914, precipitated World War I.
Disease is the archenemy of mankind.
2. An archeologist is a scientist who excavates ancient cities.
Archeology is the study of the human past through the recovery and analysis of material remains. As people search for their origins, archeology provides insights into our shared heritage.
Satan is the archetype of evil.
2. A group of islands, or an area of sea containing a group of islands.
The islands of an archipelago are usually volcanic in origin, and they sometimes represent the tops of peaks in areas around continental margins flooded by the sea.
The Aegean Sea being full of island chains, the meaning was extended in Italian to "any sea studded with islands".
The Aegean archipelago lies between Greece and Turkey.
The Guggenheim Museum in New York City was designed by the famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.
The President is at the head of the U.S. governmental hierarchy.
The seventy-year-old grandmother was the matriarch of the family.
Louis XVI, the monarch of France, was beheaded during the French Revolution.
Abraham was a Biblical patriarch who is said to be the founder of the Hebrew tribe.