Imperium in imperio

Submitted by Maryanchy on Mon, 03/12/2018 - 18:47

Meanings of "Imperium in imperio"


Meaning "an empire within an empire," the Latin phrase imperium in imperio can be used literally to refer to a self-governing state confined within a larger one; or to a rebellious state fighting for independence from another; or, more figuratively, to a department or a group of workers in an organization who, despite appearing to work for themselves, are still answerable to an even larger corporation.

Explained by Maryanchy on Mon, 03/12/2018 - 18:47
Explained by Maryanchy