Triarchies
Triarchy Tri"ar*chy, n.; pl. {Triarchies}. [Gr. ?; ? (see {Tri-}) + ? to rule.] Government by three persons; a triumvirate; also, a country under three rulers. --Holland. [1913 Webster]

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  • Triarchy — Tri ar*chy, n.; pl. {Triarchies}. [Gr. ?; ? (see {Tri }) + ? to rule.] Government by three persons; a triumvirate; also, a country under three rulers. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • triarchy — /truy ahr kee/, n., pl. triarchies. 1. government by three persons. 2. a set of three joint rulers; a triumvirate. 3. a country divided into three governments. 4. a group of three countries or districts, each under its own ruler. [1595 1605; < Gk …   Universalium

  • triarchy — /ˈtraɪaki/ (say truyahkee) noun (plural triarchies) 1. government by three persons. 2. a set of three joint rulers; a triumvirate. 3. a country divided into three governments. 4. a group of three countries or districts each under its own ruler.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • triarchy — [trī′är kē, trī′är΄kē] n. pl. triarchies [Gr triarchia: see TRI & ARCHY] 1. a) government by three rulers; triumvirate b) a country governed by three rulers 2. a country with three districts, each governed by its own ruler …   English World dictionary

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