Government shared by two rulers, powers, etc.
The definition of a theocracy is a government or country that is ruled by someone who has religious authority or divine right.
1899 Dec. 1, Literary Guide, 178"‰1:
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Government by three persons or by a coalition of three parties
A governing group of elders.
A state having such a government.
The agency or apparatus through which a governing individual or body functions and exercises authority.
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