- government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities.
Origin of diarchy
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The designation suited the early years of the Empire, in which a dyarchy of princeps and senate had been maintained.
As one Provincial Governor remarked to me, "We are in reality skipping the dyarchy stage."India, Old and New
Sir Valentine Chirol
- a variant spelling of diarchy
- government by two states, individuals, etc
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