monomachia

Monomachia

Mon`o*ma"chi*a\, Monomachy \Mo*nom"a*chy\, n. [L. monomachia, Gr. ?, fr. ? fighting in single combat; ? single, alone + ? to fight.] A duel; single combat. "The duello or monomachia." --Sir W. Scott.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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