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" Government by the people; a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. "
The English vocabulary; or spelling book, compiled for the use of Ackworth ... - Page 107
by Ackworth sch - 1854
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1834 - 1011 pages
...to a demiurge, or to creative power. DE-MOC'RA-CY, n. [Gr. fnitotfaria.] Government by the iwople ; a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. DEM'O-CKAT,...
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Introduction to the Science of Government, and Compend of Constitutional and ...

Andrew White Young - Constitutions - 1836 - 304 pages
...oliga r.-hy. which is by come thought to be the worst of all governments. 43. (3.) A monarchy; which is a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a •ingle person. Such a state is usually called a kingdom, or an empire. This name is generally...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1841
...regard to republic. He defines these words as follows : ' DEMOCRACY. — Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. Such was...
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1843 - 832 pages
...it. thing having three angles, of which the terminal one is much further from the base DEMOC'RACY, a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in than the lateral ones. the hands of the people collectively, or in DEL'UGE, an inundation or overflowing...
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Fall of Poland: Containing an Analytical and a Philosophical ..., Volume 1

Poland - 1851
...Greek terms, demos the people, and krateo to rule ; and literally means, government by the people j or a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. Such was...
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HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS;

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852
...Plato, is identified by the Platonizing Christians with the second person in the Trinity. DEMOCRACY, a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. DEMOGOR'GON,...
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The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ...

Samuel Maunder - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1853 - 844 pages
...there are mutual leases made from one to another of the same land, or something out of it. DEMOCRACY, a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation. DE'MON,...
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A Discussion on Methodist Episcopacy

E. J. Hamill, Samuel Henderson - 1856 - 406 pages
...following definitions of the terms involved in this discussion. " DEMOCRACY, n., government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation." " REPUBLIC,...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1857
...a demiurge, or to creative power. DE-MO€'RA-CY, . [Gr. onpoKparta.] Government by the people ; a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or m which the people exercise the powers of legislation. 1)EM'O-€RAT,...
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The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing ...

John Williams (of Lancaster, O.) - English language - 1860 - 360 pages
...anarchy or civil confusion. KPATEn [crateo~\, to exercise political power. (Gr.) Hence, Democracy, a form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, and in which the people exercise, in person, the powers of legislation....
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