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

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.