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heptarchy

Saltos de línea: hept|archy
Pronunciación: /ˈhɛptɑːki
 
/

Definición de heptarchy en inglés:

sustantivo (plural heptarchies)

1A state or region consisting of seven autonomous regions.
1.1 [mass noun] Government by seven rulers.
Example sentences
  • But if I know the circumstances or the people, I am of the opinion that this heptarchy cannot stand long.

Origen

late 16th century: from hepta- 'seven' + Greek arkhia 'rule', on the pattern of tetrarchy.

Derivados

heptarchic

1
Pronunciación: /-ˈtɑːkɪk/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • With the union of the heptarchy under the crown of Egbert, the heptarchic Witenagemots were merged in a single Witenagemot for united England.

heptarchical

2
Pronunciación: /-ˈtɑːkɪk(ə)l/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • Sometimes the scats were stamped with the svastica, or with runes - a peculiarity that does not appear upon any coins issued by the southern kings of the heptarchical period.
  • Seven is the number of the heptarchical Kings and Princes, while twelve is the number of the angels of the tribes of Israel.

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Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
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