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monarchal

[muh-nahr-kuh l]
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  1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a monarch: monarchal pomp.
  2. having the status of a monarch.
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Also mo·nar·chi·al [muh-nahr-kee-uh l] /məˈnɑr ki əl/.

Origin of monarchal

First recorded in 1580–90; monarch + -al1
Related formsmo·nar·chal·ly, adverban·ti·mo·nar·chal, adjectivean·ti·mo·nar·chal·ly, adverban·ti·mo·nar·chi·al, adjectivenon·mo·nar·chal, adjectivenon·mo·nar·chal·ly, adverbnon·mo·nar·chi·al, adjectivepre·mo·nar·chal, adjectivepre·mo·nar·chi·al, adjective
Can be confusedmonarchal monarchical
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Related Words for monarchial

autonomous, unlimited, absolute, independent, ascendant, royal, imperial, chief, ruling, principal, august, glorious, imposing, kingly, magnificent, majestic, noble, proud, resplendent, sovereign

Examples from the Web for monarchial

Historical Examples of monarchial

  • They helped the rise of national states on a monarchial basis.

    The Rise of the Mediaeval Church

    Alexander Clarence Flick

  • The government is monarchial in fact, though nominally republican.

  • A near neighbour of Vincennes is Conflans, another poor, rent relic of monarchial majesty.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

    Milburg Francisco Mansfield

  • They are the legitimate successors of the Routes Royales of monarchial days.

  • We were all destitute of any clothing except what we had on; we now began to taste the vials of Monarchial tender mercy.