hexarchy

[hek-sahr-kee]

noun, plural hex·ar·chies.

a group of six allied states or kingdoms each under its own ruler.

Nearby words

  1. hexapartite,
  2. hexapla,
  3. hexaploid,
  4. hexapod,
  5. hexapody,
  6. hexastich,
  7. hexastichon,
  8. hexastyle,
  9. hexasyllable,
  10. hexateuch

Origin of hexarchy

First recorded in 1790–1800; hex- + -archy

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