Definition of monarchism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmänərkizəm/


Support for the principle of having monarchs.
Example sentences
  • It is certain that National Socialism does not favor monarchism and is definitely republican in conviction.
  • Though this displays the conservative side to Scottish nationalism, it is not objectionable to the Catholic hierarchy who can co-exist with the market, monarchism and militarism.
  • Red Tories are a slightly different breed of libertarians who usually support Canadian traditions like monarchism and anti-Americanism.


Mid 19th century: from French monarchisme.

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Syllabification: mon·ar·chism

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