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MONOCRAT. A monarch who governs alone; an absolute governor.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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foreign minister in Paris from 1784 to 1789, applauded the French Revolution and frequently smeared its critics (including Washington and Hamilton) as "monocrats." In January 1793, only weeks before the regicide, Jefferson, now U.S.
Its defeat, he feared, would embolden Europe's monarchs and America's "monocrats" to make an attempt on American liberty.