Diarchy
Diarchy Di"arch*y, n. [Gr. di- = di`s- twice + ? to rule.] A form of government in which the supreme power is vested in two persons.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Diarchy — Part of the Politics series Basic forms of government Aristocracy Autocracy …   Wikipedia

  • diarchy — variant of dyarchy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Diarchy — Diarchie La diarchie est une forme de gouvernement où deux dirigeants règnent en position égale sur une société. Sparte, Rome, Carthage, l empire germanique, l Inde et des tribus daciennes ont été des diarchies. Les gouvernements d Andorre et de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • diarchy — diarchial, diarchic, adj. /duy ahr kee/, n., pl. diarchies. government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities. Also, dyarchy. [1825 35; DI 1 + ARCHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • diarchy — noun A form of government where power is shared between two joint authorities …   Wiktionary

  • diarchy — government by two people Forms of Government …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • diarchy — n. government with two rulers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diarchy — [ dʌɪα:ki] (also dyarchy) noun (plural diarchies) government by two independent authorities. Derivatives diarchal adjective diarchic adjective Origin C19: from di 1 + Gk arkhia rule , on the p …   English new terms dictionary

  • diarchy — di•ar•chy or dyarchy [[t]ˈdaɪ ɑr ki[/t]] n. pl. chies gov a government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

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