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Meaning of PENTARCHY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pen"tar*chy\, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. pentarchie. See
{Penta-}, and {-archy}.]
A government in the hands of five persons; five joint rulers.
--P. Fletcher. ``The pentarchy of the senses.'' --A. Brewer.

 

 

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