Definition of Fifth-monarchy-man in English:

Fifth-monarchy-man

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noun

historical
A member of a 17th-century sect expecting the immediate Second Coming of Christ and repudiating all other government.

Origin

from Fifth Monarchy, denoting the last of the five great empires prophesied by Daniel (Dan. 2:44).

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Pronunciation: ˌɪntəˈniːsʌɪn
adjective
destructive to both sides in a conflict