Caesarism

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noun Cae·sar·ism \ˈsē-zə-ˌri-zəm\

Definition of Caesarism

  1. :  imperial authority or system :  political absolutism :  dictatorship

Caesarist

play \-zə-rist\ noun

Examples of caesarism in a Sentence

  1. a military-led coup would almost certainly result in ironfisted Caesarism for that unstable nation

1828

First Known Use of caesarism

1828



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