[ 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.

Origin of duarchy

1580–90; <Latin du(o) two + -archy

Words Nearby duarchy

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How to use duarchy in a sentence

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

    The Religions of Japan | William Elliot Griffis