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duarchy

[doo-ahr-kee, dyoo-] /ˈdu ɑr ki, ˈdyu-/
noun, plural duarchies.
1.
a government or form of government in which power is vested equally in two rulers.
Origin of duarchy
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin du(o) two + -archy
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  • In 1868, after revolution and restoration, the old order changed, and duarchy and feudalism passed away.

    The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis

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