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monarch

1. a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2. a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae

Monarch

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My brother amused me exceedingly with his account of the indignation he felt at finding himself in a very hot-bed of monarchical opinions, in the set at the American legation.
The Maoists had earlier agreed that the constituent assembly would be elected through a mixed system -- 240 seats on the basis of first-past-the-post and 240 seats by the proportional system -- and that the first sitting of the elected assembly would decide whether the country retains the monarchical tradition.
Or it might mean that government is an image about which literature and art reveal a monarchical metamorphosis.
Nowhere in the New Testament or the oral tradition of Christianity is our Lord quoted as promoting a monarchical structure to safeguard the good news.
Contemporary writers of the nineteenth century - again according to Reddy - spread a further veil by putting about the idea that honor belonged to a feudal and monarchical past, while the chief quality of their own modern age was self-interest.
Approaches to authority in the Christian Church, says Anglican theologian Avis, can broadly be divided between the monarchical and the conciliar.
Ban also said that the international community remains grateful for the ''dignity and grace with which he accepted to surrender monarchical claims in 2004'' in favor of a republican government based on a new Constitution, accepting instead the title of ''father of the nation.
In the years just before World War I, street politics had, in fact, expanded to embrace new forms of public representation of the monarchical state and new forms of mass mobilization on Berlin's streets in the name of the "Nation" and the "Fatherland" which made the triumph of war fever in August, 1914 possible.
Hebblethwaite downgrades the Polish pontiffs reputation as a philosopher and theologian, insisting that in his doctrinal and moral disquisitions he furnishes but one side of an argument, relying on his monarchical authority in demanding conformance to papal imperatives.
The Zionist regime has had three security belts in the past, namely Egypt, Turkey and the monarchical regime of Iran; but God blessed us and the support of the Shah of Iran for the Zionists stopped as a result of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran," Abu Sharif said in Tehran on Sunday.
Kennedy finds in both authors a deep ambivalence over women's anger and the patriarchal and monarchical systems that proscribe a subordinate's anger against a superior.
The real issue is monarchical power, whether the monarchy in question be worldly or spiritual.