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mon·ar·chy

monarchy

 
 
pronunciation:
ma nr ki [or] ma nar ki
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part of speech: noun
inflections: monarchies
definition 1: government by or in the name of a king, queen, or similar ruler, whose power may be strong or limited.
The country returned to monarchy after the republic came to an end.
similar words:
kingdom
definition 2: a nation ruled by or in the name of a monarch, such as a king or queen.
Denmark and Sweden are two of the current monarchies of Europe.
Word History
Monarchy is from two ancient Greek words that mean "to rule" and "alone."
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a broader category that includes monarchies
similar to a monarchy
some actions associated with monarchies
some aspects of monarchies
some descriptions of monarchies
some people associated with monarchy
some places associated with monarchy
some things conventionally associated with monarchies
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