Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Predominance of slaves; a government of or by means of slaves.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See doulocracy.

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  • noun a government where servants and slaves have so much license and privilege that they domineer or belord; predominance of slaves

Etymologies

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From Greek δουλοκρατία, from δούλος ("servant, slave, thrall") + κρατείν ("rule")

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  • Rule by slaves. See dulosis.

    August 9, 2008