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mon·ar·chism

 (mŏn′ər-kĭz′əm, -är′-)
n.
1. The system or principles of monarchy.
2. Belief in or advocacy of monarchy.

mon′ar·chist (-kĭst) n.
mon′ar·chis′tic adj.

mon•ar•chism

(ˈmɒn ərˌkɪz əm)

n.
1. the principles of monarchy.
2. advocacy of monarchical rule.
[1830–40; compare French monarchisme, German Monarchismus]
mon′ar•chist, n., adj.
mon`ar•chist′ic, adj.

monarchism

the doctrines and principles of a monarchical government. — monarchist, n.monarchical, adj.
See also: Government
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political systemmonarchism - a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
Translations

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzəm] N (= system) → monarquía f; (= advocacy of monarchy) → monarquismo m

monarchism

n (= system)Monarchie f; (= advocacy of monarchy)Monarchismus m

monarchism

[ˈmɒnəkɪzm] nmonarchia
References in classic literature ?
A devoted Monarchist, Hutchinson would heave no sigh for the subversion of the original republican government, the purest that the world had seen, with which the colony began its existence.
12's mind, and he had not been a month in New York society, before he came out an ultra monarchist.
Monarchists and political opponents accused him of being unpatriotic after he stood in silence as dignitaries and veterans sang at yesterday's memorial in St Paul's Cathedral.
Although many anti monarchists question why the monarchy gets paid anything at all, the answer is simple: it's their land.
After the proceedings finished, it was stated that the ghosts of the combatants - the Monarchists and Cromwell's Roundheads - could be seen in the sky on every anniversary.
If the monarchy is as popular as monarchists claim then they can have no worries about the outcome.
Not only were Monarchists and Loyalists in attendance but many community admirers of Queen Elizabeth (French and English-speaking) also attended the service and tea where they enjoyed music by the piper, Matthew Fowler.
The Club of Bulgarian Monarchists and the National Youth Club "Vrana" (named after one of the Bulgarian royal residences) laid flowers at the Tsar Boris III's monument at the Borisova Garden, the downtown Sofia park named after him.
They are Baptists, Levellers, Diggers, Ranters, Quakers, Fifth Monarchists, and Muggletonians.
Ottawa, June 28 (ANI): Canadian monarchists have demanded that Prince Harry should be made their king.
Neither of us are monarchists but they were a lovely couple and nobody does pomp and circumstance better then the Brits.