kaiserism

kaiserism

[kahy-zuh-riz-uhm]
noun
autocratic rule, like that of a German kaiser.

Origin:
1910–15; kaiser + -ism

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Kaiser1 (ˈkaɪzə)
 
n
1.  any German emperor, esp Wilhelm II (ruled 1888--1918)
2.  obsolete any Austro-Hungarian emperor
 
[C16: from German, ultimately from Latin Caesar emperor, from the cognomen of Gaius Julius Caesar]
 
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