Definition of Monarchy. Meaning of Monarchy. Synonyms of Monarchy

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Definition of Monarchy

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.

Meaning of Monarchy from wikipedia

- A monarchy is a form of government in which a person, the monarch, is head of state for life or until abdication. The political legitimacy and authority...
- A constitutional monarchy, parliamentary monarchy, or democratic monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch exercises authority in accordance...
- Absolute monarchy (or absolutism as doctrine) is a form of monarchy in which the monarch holds supreme autocratic authority, prin****lly not being restricted...
- Habsburg Monarchy (German: Habsburgermonarchie), or Danubian Monarchy (German: Donaumonarchie), or Habsburg Empire (German: Habsburgerreich) is a modern...
- The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional form of government by which a hereditary sovereign...
- Monarchy was the prevalent form of government in the history of Europe throughout the Middle Ages, only occasionally competing with communalism, notably...
- The monarchy of Canada is at the core of Canada's constitutional federal structure and Westminster-style parliamentary democracy. The monarchy is the foundation...
- The abolition of monarchy involves the ending of monarchical elements in government, usually hereditary. Abolition has been carried out in various ways...
- The monarchy of Spain or Spanish monarchy (Spanish: Monarquía Española), constitutionally referred to as The Crown (Spanish: La Corona), is a constitutional...
- Belgium is a constitutional, hereditary, and po****r monarchy. The monarch is titled king or queen of the Belgians (Dutch: Koning(in) der Belgen, French:...