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STRATOCRACY. A military government; government by military chiefs of an army.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But in Burma, the political opposition as well as journalists and media personnel are under the strictest rules of the stratocracy. In most countries, journalists or media workers can do their jobs and live well.
(1987), "Stratocracy in high technology firms", California Management Review, Vol.