Associations to the word «Monarchy»

Wiktionary

MONARCHY, noun. A government in which sovereignty is embodied within a single, today usually hereditary head of state (whether as a figurehead or as a powerful ruler).
MONARCHY, noun. The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom.
MONARCHY, noun. A form of government where sovereignty is embodied by a single ruler in a state and his high aristocracy representing their separate divided lands within the state and their low aristocracy representing their separate divided fiefs.

Dictionary definition

MONARCHY, noun. An autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority.

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope