Definition of monarchism in English:

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monarchism

Pronunciation: /ˈmɒnəkɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun]
Support for the principle of having monarchs: his condemnation of parliamentary sovereignty was in line with his lifelong monarchism
More 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.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French monarchisme.

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