slavocracy

slavocracy

[sley-vok-ruh-see]
noun, plural slavocracies.
1.
the rule or domination of slaveholders: the slavocracy of the old plantations.
2.
a dominating body of slaveholders.

Origin:
1830–40; slave + -o- + -cracy

slavocrat [sley-vuh-krat] , noun
slavocratic [sley-vuh-krat-ik] , adjective
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slavocracy (sleɪˈvɒkrəsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
1.  slaveholders as a dominant class
2.  domination by slaveholders

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