What does the word monarchy mean?

Usage examples for monarchy

  1. Notwithstanding the wrongs which the latter had attempted to inflict upon him, his antagonism to the royalist officer was chiefly of a political character- chiefly the sublime contempt which a republican must needs feel for a partisan of monarchy- whether simpleton or villain: since one of the two he must be. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  2. It is simply a form of government, just as monarchy or aristocracy are forms of government. – Six Letters From the Colonies by Robert Seaton
  3. Some of them are honest men who are simply against any kind of hereditary monarchy- we'll let them go eventually. – The Unnecessary Man by Gordon Randall Garrett