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Definition of Monarchy


  1. A state or government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch.
  2. A system of government in which the chief ruler is a monarch.
  3. The territory ruled over by a monarch; a kingdom.

Monarchy Quotations

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
John Adams

It's like a rugby team. If you're picking for the World Cup final, you're picking experience with youth. Everything is better off having that balance and that mix. I think that, especially, goes for the monarchy as well.
Prince William

The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy.
Friedrich Engels

It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do.
Princess Diana

No. I am not a royalist. Not at all. I am definitely a republican in the British sense of the word. I just don't see the use of the monarchy though I'm fierce patriot. I'm proud proud proud of being English, but I think the monarchy symbolizes a lot of what was wrong with the country.
Daniel Radcliffe
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Monarchy Translations

monarchy in German is Monarchie
monarchy in Italian is monarchia
monarchy in Swedish is monarki

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