Words nearby matriarchal
How to use matriarchal in a sentence
Navajo are matriarchal and all land claims are through the women.
Elephants live in matriarchal family groups, meaning an older, usually more experienced female is typically the boss.China’s Wandering Elephants Have Charmed the World. But Steps Must Be Taken to Ensure Their Story Ends Happily|Charlie Campbell / Shanghai|July 14, 2021|Time
In the process, they often wind up battling a distorted matriarchal figure like the fabled “evil stepmother” — usually a woman who’s eschewed the traditional societal role that the princess seems destined to embrace and accept.Why it’s so satisfying to root for Disney villains|Aja Romano|May 28, 2021|Vox
It’s worth pointing out that bonobos are matriarchal, whereas chimpanzees are dominated by the big males.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
Jane was raised in a matriarchal family by her hyper-religious grandma and young, aspiring singer single mother.
How did Glawogger gain access to such a closed matriarchal world?‘Whores’ Glory’: An Interview With Michael Glawogger|Tracy Quan|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By calling in the matriarchal troops, Elin effectively changed the rules of the game.
The door was opened shortly by a tall, kindly woman, of a rather matriarchal turn.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
Arjuna had effected a temporary exogamous marriage according to matriarchal customs.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
The annual celebration of the Thesmophoria clearly derived its origin from matriarchal times.
After the dissolution of the matriarchal gens, the patriarchal gens took its place with considerably diminished functions.
Apparently the Latin tribes who participated in the foundation of Rome had already superseded the matriarchal development.