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monarchal

[muh-nahr-kuh l]
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adjective
  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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Examples from the Web for monarchial

Historical Examples

  • 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.