Definitions for monarchismˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mon•ar•chismˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm(n.)
the principles of monarchy.
advocacy of monarchical rule.
Origin of monarchism:
1830–40; cf. F monarchisme, G Monarchismus
a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
Rule by a monarchy
The advocacy of such a political system
the principles of, or preference for, monarchy
Monarchism is a system based on the belief that political power should be concentrated in one person, who may rule by decree or through a constitutional system. A monarchist is an individual who supports this form of government, independent from the person, the monarch. In this system, the Monarch may be the person who sits on the throne, a pretender, or someone who would otherwise inhabit the throne but has been deposed.
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