monarchical : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch
- s ruled by or having the supreme power resting with a monarch
- Forgetful of the state poets of republican Athens, the Governor's historical knowledge led him to describe the bill as "a reversion to monarchical customs" which "has no place in .
- There was plenty of darkness in the Congo during the igth century "scramble for Africa," when Baudoin's great-granduncle, Leopold II staked out his monarchical claim to the .
- Chvez later spun Juan Carlos' outburst as a monarchical affront to democracy (though Juan Carlos was, in fact, key to restoring constitutional rule in Spain after the death of .
News & Articles
- Game of Drones: Where UAVs meet paintball
(Credit: Video screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia) Mucking around with monarchical politics and swords is all well and good, but a remote-controlled toy drone involves around 98 percent less decapitation and at least 54 percent more fun. At least we assume that's part of the reasoning behind Game of Drones , a collective of artists, inventors, robot builders, video producers, and ...
June 12, 2013 - CNET
- chairman Prachanda in Kantipur Online
Efforts are underway to end monarchical democracy and establish a socialist setup in Nepal,Prachanda said during his address, adding that the historic November 8 accord was the result of the same effort.
- Ban Ki-moon in RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the international community "is grateful for the dignity and grace with which [Zahir Shah] accepted to surrender monarchical claims in 2004 in favor of a republican government based on a new consitution."
- Anthony Kennedy in Boston Globe (registration)
Rejecting that theory, Kennedy wrote that the framers of the Constitution saw the need "to guard against the abuse of monarchical power" and, therefore, gave individuals the right to contest their detentions, even during "extraordinary" times.