Definition of gynarchy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡīˌnärkē/ Pronunciation: /ˈjinˌär-/

noun (plural gynarchies)

Rule by women or a woman.
Example sentences
  • With fitting irony, Maurice leaves Isa pregnant with a daughter to carry on the cycle of gynarchy.
  • Indeed, the jealous mothers of the gynarchies of the past would often step in between their sons and their wives in order to keep them tied to themselves - as, for instance, Augustine's mother did when she made him dismiss his concubine, who had lived faithfully with him for years.
  • If that's not enough for you, then you might take a look at the domains of gynarchy and mysticism of murderous amazons.

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Syllabification: gyn·ar·chy

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