Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[ok-tahr-kee] /ˈɒk tɑr ki/

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

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


Read Also:

  • Octaroon

    /ˌɒktəˈruːn/ noun 1. a variant spelling of octoroon

  • Octastyle

    [ok-tuh-stahyl] /ˈɒk təˌstaɪl/ adjective, Architecture. 1. having eight columns in the front, as a temple or portico.

  • Octateuch

    [ok-tuh-took, -tyook] /ˈɒk təˌtuk, -ˌtyuk/ noun 1. the first eight books of the Old Testament, consisting of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth, or a volume containing them.

  • Octavalent

    [ok-tuh-vey-luh nt] /ˌɒk təˈveɪ lənt/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. having a valence of eight. /ˌɒktəˈveɪlənt/ adjective 1. (chem) having a valency of eight

Disclaimer: Octarchy definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.