Triarchy
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 — [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

  • triarchy — kē, ki noun ( es) Etymology: Greek triarchia, from tri three + archia archy more at tri 1. : government by three persons : triumvirate 2. : a country under three rulers …   Useful english dictionary

  • triarchy — noun (plural chies) Etymology: Greek triarchia, from tri + archia archy Date: circa 1656 1. government by three persons ; triumvirate 2. a country under three rulers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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 — government by three people Forms of Government …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • triarchy — tri·ar·chy …   English syllables

  • triarchy — tri•ar•chy [[t]ˈtraɪ ɑr ki[/t]] n. pl. chies 1) gov government by three persons 2) gov a group of three countries, each under its own ruler • Etymology: 1595–1605; < Gk triarchía triumvirate …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

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