from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Government by people considered to be holy, such as priests or saints. Also called hagiocracy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sacred government run by holy people.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A sacred government; government by holy orders of men.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sacred or sacerdotal government; government by the priests or clergy.
hagio- + -archy (Wiktionary)