autarchy


1au·tar·chy

noun \ˈ-ˌtär-kē\

Definition of AUTARCHY

:  autarky

Origin of AUTARCHY

by alteration
First Known Use: 1617

2autarchy

noun
plural autarchies

Definition of AUTARCHY

:  absolute sovereignty :  autocracy
au·tarch \ˈ-ˌtärk\ noun

Origin of AUTARCHY

Greek autarchia, from aut- + -archia -archy
First Known Use: 1665

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