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a monarchy that is limited by laws and a constitution.
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Origin of limited monarchy
First recorded in 1825–35
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How to use limited monarchy in a sentence
Charles V. bequeathed to his successor an authority in these provinces little inferior to that of a limited monarchy.The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete|Friedrich Schiller
In short, they desired a constitutional government, a limited monarchy, such as we now enjoy.The House of Walderne|A. D. Crake
The author supposes that magistrates are more arbitrary in a despotism and in a democracy than in a limited monarchy.American Institutions and Their Influence|Alexis de Tocqueville et al.
They ran the gauntlet to the Argonne in the cause of limited monarchy, to evade revolution and reaction.Lectures on the French Revolution|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
The limited monarchy established by the Provisions of Oxford lasted only three years.
British Dictionary definitions for limited monarchy
another term for constitutional monarchy
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