from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The system or principles of monarchy.
- n. Belief in or advocacy of monarchy.
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- n. Rule by a monarchy
- n. The advocacy of such a political system
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The principles of, or preference for, monarchy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The principles of monarchy; love of or preference for monarchy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
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Capitalism-a synonym for "monarchism"-is based on greed, it's predatory and even Godless like its own offspring Communism.
When Congress met in December, 1793, the old questions of Hamilton's measures and the "monarchism" of the administration were forgotten in the new crisis.
Croly and Bourne, the founding fathers of modern liberalism, hoped to create a re-founded regime that had broken from the "monarchism" of totemizing the Constitution.
In Bismarck's 19th century mix of monarchism, nationalism and paternalism, the first two led to his historical label as a conservative.
But his disillusion at the conditions in Russia and his disgust with the rise of fascism in Germany fueled a belief in monarchism as the only viable alternative for Europe.
Tories advocate monarchism, are usually of a High Church Anglican or Recusant Catholic religious heritage and opposed to the radical liberalism of the Whig faction.
“Year of our Lord” in early American political discourse was not so much an acceptence of a religious creed as it was a rejection of monarchism.
Why bring monarchism, or non-elected heads of state into the equation?
The focus of Claude's writing is on Tolkien's monarchism and why it is not controversial.
I think he did a bad job, though he did face a moronic Severn barrage, he did actually fail to point out the major distinction between unionism and monarchism, not once but 4 times, and thereby allowed the interview to slip away from its subject.