noun (plural monomachies)• rare
- A duel.More example sentences
- Under the principate emperors never indulged in such monomachy.
- There is to be perform'd a monomachy, Combat or duel, time, place, and weapon, Agreed betwixt us.
- 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'.