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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A political system governed by a woman.

Usage examples (10)
  • An ant colony practices gynecocracy, for the queen is the head of the colony.
  • Thus there was an oscillation from androcracy to gynecocracy and back to androcracy again.
  • Androcracy no less than gynecocracy has graven the furrows of care on the brow of mankind.
  • The explanations that have hitherto been offered to account for the transition from gynecocracy to androcracy have invariably been biased by the ideology of the extant... for more
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