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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A government by seven persons.

Usage examples (32)
  • Kent, Sussex, Essex, and the counties of the Saxon heptarchy.
  • Norman Conquest, being 547 years, and ended in 1066, having been governed by 17 monarchs, during the heptarchy, of whom five were
  • The kingdoms of the heptarchy, or octarchy, had been united under the dominion of Egbert, the King of Wessex, in the year 827, and thus formed the kingdom of
  • The Saxon heptarchy founded by Egbert, King of Wessex. for more
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