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nomocracy

noun plural -cies
  1. government based on the rule of law rather than arbitrary will, terror, etc
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Word Origin

C19: from Greek, from nomos law + -cracy
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Historical Examples

  • The spiritual power (Theocracy) must always be subordinate to the secular government (Nomocracy).

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