fifth monarchy

[ fifth-mon-er-kee ]
/ ˈfɪfθ ˈmɒn ər ki /

noun

the fifth and final monarchy following the Assyrian, Persian, Greek (under Alexander the Great), and Roman monarchies, supposed to have been prophesied in Daniel 2.

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Origin of fifth monarchy

First recorded in 1650–55
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