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Definitions of Monarchy

  1. (noun) A government ruled by a typically hereditary head of state either as a figurehead or absolute leader.
  2. (noun) A State ruled by a monarch.
  3. (noun) A monarch and the royal family.

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Note: Titles of rulers are written in lowercase unless referring to certain individual.

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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “monarchy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/monarchy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

monarchy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/monarchy/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “monarchy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/monarchy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“monarchy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/monarchy/>.