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monarch

1. a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2. a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae

Monarch

A data capture program from Datawatch Corporation, Chelmsford, MA, (www.datawatch.com), that is used to transfer data from mainframe and minicomputer reports to the PC. It uses report files that contain data ready to print. Users identify the data directly from the report format on screen, and the program copies the data into the fields of various database or spreadsheet formats for the PC.
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Candidates were to "stand" for election, not "run." George Washington's impassive wait for the call of the people at Mount Vernon during the first presidential election epitomized these monarchically tinged yet republican ideals.
By de-pomping the presidency, Jefferson clearly aspired to signal that a populist democrat had been sent to Washington by the people to replace the monarchically aloof and elite Federalists.
However monarchically minded, the majority of delegates to the Constitutional Convention were more anxious to shore up an inadequate central government than to create a quasi-king.