[ thee-ahr-kee ]
/ ˈθi ɑr ki /
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noun, plural the·ar·chies.
the rule or government of God or of a god.
an order or system of deities.
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British Dictionary definitions for thearchy
/ (ˈθiːɑːkɪ) /
noun plural -chies
rule or government by God or gods; theocracy
Derived forms of thearchythearchic, adjective
Word Origin for thearchy
C17: from Church Greek thearkhia; see theo-, -archy
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