Tehran sought to delegitimize the Sunni monarchies in the Arab world though politicized faith.
It might be meek, and fiercely fought over, compared to the fearful stability and dominance of monarchies and one-party regimes.
Indeed, the monarchies are, weirdly enough, looking to be among the most stable entities around.
They survived a wave of revolutions against Arab monarchies in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Persian Gulf monarchies, for example, are wealthier and more powerful, with less organized opposition.
In the United States, as in the European monarchies, we have a council of ministers surrounding the chief of the state.
I think he must have been changed at nurse like the heirs to monarchies and dukeries.
The first act of the struggle between France and the monarchies of Europe was concluded.
In monarchies, the Divine Right of kings swallowed up all others.
This will not weigh against the inconveniences of a government of force, such as are monarchies and aristocracies.
"state ruled by monarchical government," mid-14c.; "rule by one person," late 14c.; from Old French monarchie "sovereignty, absolute power" (13c.), from Late Latin monarchia, from Greek monarkhia "absolute rule," literally "ruling of one," from monos "alone" (see mono-) + arkhein "to rule" (see archon).
A system of government in which one person reigns, usually a king or queen. The authority, or crown, in a monarchy is generally inherited. The ruler, or monarch, is often only the head of state, not the head of government. Many monarchies, such as Britain and Denmark, are actually governed by parliaments. (See absolute monarchy and constitutional monarchy.)