What does the word democracy mean?

Usage examples for democracy

  1. Undoubtedly, also, a certain amount of military training is very useful, but there should be other ways, in a democracy, to secure something of this needful training. – The Holy Earth by L. H. Bailey
  2. Guildsmen, therefore, put their faith in what they believe to be a new theory of democracy. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann