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mon•ar•chy



Pronunciation: (mon'ur-kē), [key]
n.,
pl. -chies.

1. a state or nation in which the supreme power is actually or nominally lodged in a monarch. Cf. absolute monarchy, limited monarchy.
2. supreme power or sovereignty held by a single person.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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