Isonomy
Isonomy I*son"o*my, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. isonomie. See {Isonomic}.] Equal law or right; equal distribution of rights and privileges; similarity. [1913 Webster]

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  • isonomy — [ī sän′ə mē] n. [Gr isonomia: see ISO & NOMY] equality of laws, rights, or privileges …   English World dictionary

  • isonomy — isonomic /uy seuh nom ik/, isonomous, adj. /uy son euh mee/, n. equality of political rights. [1590 1600; < Gk isonomía. See ISO , NOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • isonomy — n. equal political rights; legal equality, equality of individuals before the law …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isonomy — ison·o·my …   English syllables

  • isonomy — /aɪˈsɒnəmi/ (say uy sonuhmee) noun Rare equality of political rights. {Greek isonomia, from iso equal + nomos law} –isonomic /aɪsəˈnɒmɪk/ (say uysuh nomik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • isonomy —   n. equality of legal rights.    ♦ isonomic,    ♦ isonomous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • isonomy — īˈsänəmē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek isonomia, from isonomos characterized by equality before the law (from is + nomos right, law) + ia y more at nimble : equality before the law …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isonomia — (ἰσονομία equality in front of the law Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek English Lexicon] The Athenian Democracy in the Age of Demosthenes , Mogens Herman Hansen, ISBN 1 85399 585 1, P.81 84] ) from the Greek ἴσος isos , equal, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Isinglass (horse) — Thoroughbred racehorse infobox horsename = Isinglass caption = Isinglass winning the 1893 Epsom Derby by Harrington Bird sire = Isonomy grandsire = Sterling dam = Dead Lock damsire = Wenlock sex = Stallion foaled = 1890 country = Great Britain… …   Wikipedia

  • Common (horse) — Common Circa 1891 photograph by Clarence Hailey. Sire Isonomy Grandsire Sterling Dam Thistle …   Wikipedia

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