Definition for word monarchy.

Monarchy Mon"arch*y, n.; pl. Monarchies. [F. monarchie, L. monarchia, Gr. ?. See Monarch.] 1. A state or government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch. 2. A system of government in which the chief ruler is a monarch. In those days he had affected zeal for monarchy. --Macaulay. 3. The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom. What scourage for perjury Can this dark monarchy afford false Clarence. --Shak. Fifth monarchy, a universal monarchy, supposed to be the subject of prophecy in Daniel ii.; the four preceding monarchies being Assyrian, Persian, Grecian, and Roman. See Fifth Monarchy men, under Fifth.

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- a monarchy (or kingdom, when ruled by a king or queen) is a form of government in which sovereignty is actually or nominally embodied in
- the monarchy of the united kingdom-- (commonly referred to as the british monarchy) is the constitutional monarchy of the united kingdom
- the monarchy of spain, constitutionally referred to as the crown and commonly referred to as the spanish monarchy or hispanic monarchy is a
- constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a monarch acts as head of state within the guidelines of a constitution ,
- the monarchy of canada is the core of both canada 's federalism and its westminster-style parliamentary democracy being the foundation
- the habsburg monarchy (or habsburg empire) is an unofficial appellation amongst historians for the countries and provinces which were
- absolute monarchy is a monarchial form of government in which the monarch exercises ultimate governing authority as head of state and
- the monarchy of the netherlands is constitutional and as such, the role and position of the monarch are defined and limited by the
- austria-hungary (also known as the austro-hungarian empire, austro-hungarian monarchy or k.u.k. monarchy, dual monarchy, danube monarchy
- the uk's form of government is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system and its capital city is london . the current

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