government by a specific class or tribe

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Phylarchy — Phy larch*y, n. [Gr. ?.] The office of a phylarch; government of a class or tribe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phylarchy — noun Government by a class or tribe …   Wiktionary

  • phylarchy — phyˈlarchy noun The office of phylarch • • • Main Entry: ↑phyle …   Useful english dictionary

  • -archy — The English suffix archy (from Greek αρχή, rule ) denotes leadership and government. See Political philosophy and politics.Governments*anarchy mdash;rule by none *andrarchy mdash;rule by men *cryptarchy mdash;secret rule *ecclesiarchy mdash;rule… …   Wikipedia

  • Forms of Government — It has been suggested that every government which has ever existed has been a prime example of kakistocracy, or the rule of the worst, but this list of 169 different types of leadership suggests that that might be a bit too simplistic. Each of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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