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MONARCHY, government. That form of government in which the sovereign power is entrusted to the hands of a single magistrate. Toull. tit. prel. n. 30. The country governed by a monarch is also called a monarchy.

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All too often, failed monarchic systems tend to rely on the support of a state party that pretends to deal with social concerns but really prevents social preferences from being fully expressed.
As a pope wearing the Wojtyla mantle, Ratzinger finds he enjoys the monarchic role and has given no indication he intends to alter the monarchic imbalance by restoring independent synods.
We are against monarchic system of government but we are also against foreign aerial strikes and condemned it in strong words.
The Iranian nation toppled the US-backed Pahlavi regime 32 years ago, ending the 2,500 years of monarchic rule in the country.
The large extent of monarchic power since independence is incompatible with the new fundamental dimension that vindicates [the rights of] the citizen," he noted.
John Arthur Eaves's lawsuit on behalf of Vieques has not yet been heard in US federal court because the Justice Department is hiding behind a cloak of "sovereign immunity"--a strategy hailing from the monarchic period when "the king could do no wrong.
There is no affinity at all between monarchic or Islamic Iran and the countries of the Hemisphere; historical, cultural, political, economic or otherwise".
In fact, the issue was first raked up by the Bharatiya Janata Party which gave a communal colour to the issue, spreading the theory that the people of Telangana were " liberated" from a monarchic Muslim ruler.
VisitBritain said: "This research shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws tourists to just about every corner of the country.
VisitBritain chief executive Sandie Dawe said: "This shows Britain's monarchic heritage draws foreign tourists to just about every corner of the country.
8) He recognizes that Enns affirms the development of a "historical consciousness" during Israel's monarchic period (about 1000 BC), and that Enns extends some essential historicity to "the core of the patriarchal narratives.