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 their authority in accordance...
- Absolute monarchy (or Absolutism as a doctrine) is a form of monarchy in which the monarch rules in their own right or power. In an absolute monarchy, the...
- The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional form of government by which a hereditary sovereign...
- The Habsburg monarchy (German: Habsburgermonarchie, pronounced [ˈhaːpsbʊʁɡɐmonaʁˌçiː] (listen)), also known as the Danubian monarchy (German: Donaumonarchie...
- The abolition of monarchy and anti-royalism is a legislative or revolutionary movement to abolish monarchical elements in government, usually hereditary...
- united only in their voluntary connection with the institution of the monarchy, the succession, and the King himself; the person of the sovereign and...
- July Monarchy (French: Monarchie de Juillet), officially the Kingdom of France (French: Royaume de France), was a liberal constitutional monarchy in France...
- An elective monarchy is a monarchy ruled by an elected monarch, in contrast to a hereditary monarchy in which the office is automatically p****ed down as...
- This is a list of current monarchies. As of 2022[update], there are 43 sovereign states in the world with a monarch as head of state. There are 13 in Asia...