Caesarism

noun
Cae·​sar·​ism | \ ˈsē-zə-ˌri-zəm \

Definition of Caesarism

: imperial authority or system : political absolutism : dictatorship

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Caesarist \ ˈsē-​zə-​rist \ noun

Examples of Caesarism in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of Caesarism

1828, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Caesarism was in 1828

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