monarchy monarchy  /ˈmɑ nɑr ki/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

Usage(s):

  1. King Juan Carlos delivers a speech defending the monarchy of Spain.
  2. The monarchy is close to the people.
  3. Only by ultraconservative criteria can such a concept of monarchy possibly be construed as liberal.

News

  1. Nepal sets first post-monarchy elections for November 19

    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal's first national elections since the abolition of the 239-year-old monarchy will be held on November 19, the government said on Thursday, raising hopes for stability in the Himalayan nation that has lurched from one crisis to another. Nepal is recovering from a decade-long civil war that ended in 2006 and struggles with a fragile economy, crippling ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Prince Edward presents royal medal to Martin teen

    A 16-year-old Martin resident received the Duke of Edinburgh medal as Prince Edward presided over a ceremony at Governor Bill Haslam’s mansion to honor young people for completing a service and personal development program backed by the British monarchy.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Weakley County Press

  3. In Praise of the King: 1.7M Social Media Comments In Thailand

    An anonymous reader writes with this excerpt from Prachatai.com: "Thailand's Rangers Task Force 45, in response to Army policy, has put its troops to the task of promoting and protecting the monarchy in cyber space, claiming to have posted 1.69 million comments on webboards and social media during a 4-month period of last year ... According to the video clip, the Army Chief has approved the ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Slashdot

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Quotes

  1. Mr Brown told the BBC: "This is a very complex issue that has been a matter of controversy and discussion for decades, indeed over centuries. What we must do is protect the position of the monarchy and the position of the Queen as head of the...
    on Mar 27, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "An American-based monarchy group......claimed responsibility for this terrorist act," Larijani said, the state broadcaster reported. "Maybe the CIA and the Zionist regime [Israel] thought they can mislead us with such an absurd statement."
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Ali Larijani Source: Ha'aretz

  3. "The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly will end the monarchy and establish a republic _ there will be no compromise," the Maoists' leader, Prachanda, told reporters Thursday.
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: chairman Prachanda Source: KTAR.com

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