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hagiarchy

[ hag-ee-ahr-kee, hey-jee- ]

noun

, plural hag·i·arch·ies.


hagiarchy

/ ˈhæɡɪˌɑːkɪ /

noun

  1. government by saints, holy men, or men in holy orders
  2. an order of saints


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hagiarchy1

First recorded in 1820–30; hagi- ( def ) + -archy

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