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noun as in kingship

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Piers Morgan, also famously no great fan of the couple, called the decision to name the baby Lilibet “ironic,” given the damage that the couple have wreaked on the reputation of the monarchy in their recent television appearances.

I would like a monarchy that has more contact with its people.

That’s Shakespeare, who was, of course, writing under a monarchy.

A string of scandals sparked an unprecedented debate in the UK about the merits and drawbacks of the monarchy, an institution that can seem archaic to some, but whose members enjoy broad support among the British public.

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Everything has to work in the benefit of the monarchy, the crown and the British royal family.

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Did the French monarchy end not with a bang—or a whimper—but a smile?

How about adopting the Scandinavian “bicycle monarchy” model, for example?

Ever since, the Saudis have seen the Brotherhood as both a domestic and geopolitical threat to the monarchy.

The stylish new family have been a breath of fresh air for the British monarchy.

The Guardian reported that “the cost of the monarchy to the public purse last year was £35.7m.”

At one fell swoop on the field of Jena, the famed military monarchy of the great Frederick fell in pieces like a potter's vessel.

It was not till the accession of the July monarchy that the Duke of Treviso once again played a prominent part.

Was it to be still part of the Portuguese monarchy, with a separate supreme jurisdiction civil and criminal under the Prince?

The friends of the monarchy soon found all efforts at concealment unavailing.

The English and Scotch are republicans, with democratic institutions, living under a monarchy.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to monarchy, such as: sovereignty, throne, command, crown, and kingdom.

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