OTHER WORDS FROM theocracy
How to use theocracy in a sentence
There is a deep divide in the theocratic establishment between Khamenei and former President Hashemi Rafsanjani.Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Eyes U.S. Shutdown, Expresses Doubt Over Nuclear Negotiations|Christopher Dickey|October 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In a theocratic state governed by force and fear, I guess this counts as progress.What Hassan Rouhani Really Said About the Holocaust|Michael Moynihan|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
True, most Israelis (and, indeed, most Jews) do not think of Israel as a theocratic democracy—but take a closer look.
Nachman ben Yehuda, in his recently published Theocratic Democracy, makes a compelling case.
In the wake of the Arab spring, theocratic democracies are in the very early stages of construction in Tunisia and Egypt.
These Blue Laws, as they were called, aimed at establishing an almost theocratic form of government.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
The great outward event in the life of Samuel was the transition of the Israelites from a theocratic to a monarchical government.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
The existence of the theocratic element served further to complicate the machinery of government at Yedo.
Domestic affections suited ill with the duties of a theocratic ministry.
They aimed at a theocratic ministry,--to be the ambassadors of God Almighty,--to allay strife and division.
British Dictionary definitions for theocracy
Derived forms of theocracytheocrat, nountheocratic or theocratical, adjectivetheocratically, adverb
Cultural definitions for theocracy
A nation or state in which the clergy exercise political power and in which religious law is dominant over civil law. Iran led by the Ayatollah Khomeini was a theocracy under the Islamic clergy. (See Islam.)