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duarchy

[doo-ahr-kee, dyoo-]
noun, plural du·ar·chies.
  1. a government or form of government in which power is vested equally in two rulers.
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Origin of duarchy

1580–90; < Latin du(o) two + -archy
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Historical Examples

  • In 1868, after revolution and restoration, the old order changed, and duarchy and feudalism passed away.

    The Religions of Japan

    William Elliot Griffis