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

We have allowed an unholy alliance of government - the new monarchy - and corporate influence - the new aristocracy - to take control of events in a way that would have made our Founders shudder.
Marianne Williamson

Well, when did this become a monarchy? You know, we are the people. The president works for us and, you know, we need to remember that.
Benjamin Carson

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
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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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