dyarchy

[ dahy-ahr-kee ]
/ ˈdaɪ ɑr ki /

noun, plural dy·ar·chies.

Nearby words

Related forms

dy·ar·chic, dy·ar·chi·cal, adjective

Definition for dyarchy (2 of 2)

diarchy

or dy·ar·chy

[ dahy-ahr-kee ]
/ ˈdaɪ ɑr ki /

noun, plural di·ar·chies.

government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities.

Origin of diarchy

First recorded in 1825–35; di-1 + -archy

Related forms

di·ar·chi·al, di·ar·chic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dyarchy (1 of 2)

dyarchy

/ (ˈdaɪɑːkɪ) /

noun plural -chies

a variant spelling of diarchy

Derived Forms

dyarchic, dyarchical or dyarchal, adjective

British Dictionary definitions for dyarchy (2 of 2)

diarchy

dyarchy

/ (ˈdaɪɑːkɪ) /

noun plural -chies

government by two states, individuals, etc

Derived Forms

diarchic, diarchical, diarchal, dyarchic, dyarchical or dyarchal, adjective
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