Octarchy



[ok-tahr-kee] /ˈɒk tɑr ki/

noun, plural octarchies.
1.
a government by eight persons.
2.
a group of eight states or kingdoms.
/ˈɒktɑːkɪ/
noun (pl) -chies
1.
government by eight rulers
2.
a confederacy of eight kingdoms, tribes, etc
noun

a governmental body run by eight people; also, an alliance of eight states or governments

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