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thearchy

[thee-ahr-kee] /ˈθi ɑr ki/
noun, plural thearchies.
1.
the rule or government of God or of a god.
2.
an order or system of deities.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Late Greek thearchía. See the-, -archy
Related forms
thearchic, adjective
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thearchy

/ˈθiːɑːkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
rule or government by God or gods; theocracy
Derived Forms
thearchic, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Church Greek thearkhia; see theo-, -archy
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