Government shared by two rulers, powers, etc.
1899 Dec. 1, Literary Guide, 178"‰1:
The definition of a theocracy is a government or country that is ruled by someone who has religious authority or divine right.
Government by three persons or by a coalition of three parties
A governing group of elders.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
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