dyarchy
also diarchy noun (plural -chies) Date: 1640 a government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities

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  • Dyarchy —     Dual rule or dual government ; refers to the establishment of a new constitutional system in Burma in 1923 following the general contours of the Montagu Chelmsford reforms in India. Limited governmental responsibilities were transferred to… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • dyarchy — var. of DIARCHY. * * * dyarchy Erroneous spelling of diarchy …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • dyarchy — noun (plural dyarchies) variant spelling of diarchy …   English new terms dictionary

  • dyarchy — dy·ar·chy …   English syllables

  • dyarchy — dy•ar•chy [[t]ˈdaɪ ɑr ki[/t]] n. pl. chies gov diarchy …   From formal English to slang

  • dyarchy — /ˈdaɪaki/ (say duyahkee) noun (plural dyarchies) → diarchy. –dyarchic /daɪˈakɪk/ (say duy ahkik), dyarchical /daɪˈakɪkəl/ (say duy ahkikuhl), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • dyarchy —   n. dual form of government.    ♦ dyarchic(al), a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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