Definition of Hexarchy

1. a group of six separate states [n -CHIES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hexarchy

hexaploidy
hexapod
hexapodies
hexapodous
hexapods
hexapody
hexapolar
hexapole
hexaprismo-
hexapterous
hexaquark
hexaquarks
hexarch
hexarchies
hexarchy (current term)
hexasaccharide
hexasilicide
hexasilicides
hexasiloxane
hexasiloxanes
hexasolvate
hexasolvates
hexasome
hexasomic
hexasomy
hexastich
hexastichs
hexastyle
hexatestibiopanickelite

Literary usage of Hexarchy

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1. The History of the Anglo-Saxons from the Earliest Period to the Norman Conquest by Sharon Turner (1836)
"... for the last century had been generally from an heptarchy to an hexarchy; at the period of Ina's death it was an hexarchy, because Wessex had absorbed ..."

2. The Growth and Administration of the British Colonies, 1837-1897 by William Henry Parr Greswell (1898)
"72, which conferred a constitutional form of government, a New Zealand hexarchy was established, each member of it governed by a superintendent and ..."

3. Keltic Researches: Studies in the History and Distribution of the Ancient by Edward Williams Byron Nicholson (1904)
"Pictish kings He was preceded by the hexarchy, of the members of which Ce is said to have ruled ... This places the beginning of the hexarchy at Bc 365-166. ..."

4. The History of England from the Earliest Period to the Death of Elizabeth by Sharon Turner (1836)
"... for the last century had been generally from an heptarchy to an hexarchy; at the period of Ina's death it was an hexarchy, because Wessex had absorbed ..."

5. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1920)
"... of the remaining Great Powers turned into a hexarchy after the unification of Italy, because the latter became at once a Great Power. ..."

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