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n. pl. gy·nar·chies
Government by women.
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n, pl -chies
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) another word for gynaecocracy
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a form of government by a woman or women. Also called gynecocracy. — gynarchic, adj.See also: Women
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Gynarchygovernment by women, 1577.
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