noun, plural ti·moc·ra·cies.
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Origin of timocracy
OTHER WORDS FROM timocracyti·mo·crat·ic [tahy-muh-krat-ik], /ˌtaɪ məˈkræt ɪk/, ti·mo·crat·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for timocracy
Out of this timocracy, or timarchy, the city will next pass into an oligarchy, or government of wealth.
Timocracy, therefore, almost invariably paved the way to democracy.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Yet the question might be asked, under what category we would place the timocracy, or government of the rich.
First below that comes timocracy, or the government of those who are ambitious for power and place.The Five Great Philosophies of Life|William de Witt Hyde
Between the Eupatrid oligarchy and the rule of Peisistratus there comes the timocracy of Solon.