Definition of monarchism in English:


Syllabification: mon·ar·chism
Pronunciation: /ˈmänərˌkizəm, ˈmänˌär-


  • Support for the principle of having monarchs.
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    • 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.



noun & adjective
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  • While major divisions existed between republicans and monarchists, these were not cleanly organized across party lines.
  • In the end, all the different factions, including monarchists and republicans, agreed on a compromise proposal.
  • Elizabeth's childhood is invariably presented in monarchist propaganda as a time of unbroken happiness.


mid 19th century: from French monarchisme.

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