noun (plural monomachies)rare
- His sense of nobility moves him to desire to engage in a monomachy with Miraz to avenge his father.
- In the monomachy, we see him raised to a superhuman stature and strength.
- Epic monomachy can all too easily become a reductive and distorting clash between agents of pure good and evil.
Late 16th century: from late Latin monomachia, from Greek monomakhia, from monos 'alone' +-makhia 'fighting'.
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