Definition of Gynarchy

1. Noun. A political system governed by a woman.

Exact synonyms: Gynecocracy
Generic synonyms: Form Of Government, Political System



Definition of Gynarchy

1. n. Government by a woman.

Definition of Gynarchy

1. Noun. (politics) A government ruled by a woman or women. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gynarchy

1. government by women [n -CHIES]

Medical Definition of Gynarchy

1. Government by a woman. Origin: gynh = a woman or female. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gynarchy

gynandroblastoma
gynandroid
gynandromorph
gynandromorphic
gynandromorphism
gynandromorphisms
gynandromorphous
gynandromorphs
gynandromorphy
gynantherous
gynarchic
gynarchies
gynarchy (current term)
gyne
gyne-
gynecandrous
gynecea
gyneceum
gynecia
gynecian
gynecic
gynecium
gyneco-
gynecocracies
gynecocracy
gynecocratic

Literary usage of Gynarchy

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"In bot., having stamens converted into pistils. gynarchy (jin'ar-ki), n.; ... I have always some hopes of change under a gynarchy. Cramp'd under worse than ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... glottis, glyptic, gnostic, Gordian, gynarchy. Hades, hagiographa, hector, heliocentric, helminthology, hemi-, ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... and lived in solitude. GYMNOSPERMOUS, (gim-nç-sper'-mus) a. In botany, Having the seeds naked. gynarchy, (giu'-ar-ke) n. >. Female government. ..."

4. Philosophy of Law by Josef Kohler, Adalbert Albrecht (1914)
"... and she and her political side determined the whole relation. This system, has, indeed existed; it is called gynarchy, but it has always been ..."

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