diarchy

or dy·ar·chy

[dahy-ahr-kee]

Origin of diarchy

First recorded in 1825–35; di-1 + -archy
Related formsdi·ar·chi·al, di·ar·chic, adjective
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diarchy

dyarchy

noun plural -chies
  1. government by two states, individuals, etc
Derived Formsdiarchic, diarchical, diarchal, dyarchic, dyarchical or dyarchal, adjective
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