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fifth monarchy

noun
1.
the fifth and final monarchy following the Assyrian, Persian, Greek (under Alexander the Great), and Roman monarchies, supposed to have been prophesied in Dan. 2.
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  • The uprising of the "fifth-monarchy men" is the only other movement which calls for special allusion.

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  • Vane was a fifth-monarchy man, and believed in universal salvation.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • This night was suppressed a bloody insurrection of some fifth-monarchy enthusiasts.

  • This night was suppressed a bloody insurrection of some fifth-monarchy enthusiasts.

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  • In this instance fifth-monarchy men, whose insurrection brought on the new persecution.

    George Fox George Fox

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