Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of kingship.

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Examples

  • Yet they believed their "kingships," or city-states, were gifts dropped from heaven, so the biggest and best architecture was saved for the temples and palaces -- a tradition that hasn't really changed in 5,000 years.

    Why Should We Care?

  • But the point is that Polybius argued circa 130 BC that ROME had conquered the world because her mixed government made her stronger than the kingships she opposed.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: The Case for Parliamentarism

  • "Latinos are taking over the Mardi Gras parade kingships here and down there!"

    Big Easy in the Big Apple

  • He set up his Wikileaks website because he apparently believes all systems of government - democracies, dictatorships, kingships, whatever - are fundamentally corrupt and that only his exposures - whether through the use of stolen videos or unmasked diplomatic cables or the uncovered ruminations of spies - will lead to the true purification of societal behavior.

    Stephen Schlesinger: The Cynicism of WikiLeaks

  • He set up his Wikileaks website because he apparently believes all systems of government - democracies, dictatorships, kingships, whatever - are fundamentally corrupt and that only his exposures - whether through the use of stolen videos or unmasked diplomatic cables or the uncovered ruminations of spies - will lead to the true purification of societal behavior.

    Stephen Schlesinger: The Cynicism of WikiLeaks

  • He set up his WikiLeaks website because he apparently believes all systems of government -- democracies, dictatorships, kingships, whatever -- are fundamentally corrupt and that only his exposures -- whether through the use of stolen videos or unmasked diplomatic cables or the uncovered ruminations of spies -- will lead to the true purification of societal behavior.

    Stephen Schlesinger: The Cynicism of WikiLeaks

  • He set up his Wikileaks website because he apparently believes all systems of government - democracies, dictatorships, kingships, whatever - are fundamentally corrupt and that only his exposures - whether through the use of stolen videos or unmasked diplomatic cables or the uncovered ruminations of spies - will lead to the true purification of societal behavior.

    Stephen Schlesinger: The Cynicism of WikiLeaks

  • He set up his WikiLeaks website because he apparently believes all systems of government -- democracies, dictatorships, kingships, whatever -- are fundamentally corrupt and that only his exposures -- whether through the use of stolen videos or unmasked diplomatic cables or the uncovered ruminations of spies -- will lead to the true purification of societal behavior.

    Stephen Schlesinger: The Cynicism of WikiLeaks

  • Third, “insofar as the covenant with Israel sanctions specific forms of government, the main ones are illiberal and undemocratic;” including patriarchy, theocracy, and kingships established by divine right.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bloggingheads TV on Moses as the essential American hero

  • You cannot diplomatically persuade Burmese military leaders to give up their kingships.

    Myanmar Generals Should be Tried for Cyclone Victims Genocide: Joel Brinkley/ Stanford University

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