dyarchy

noun
dy·​ar·​chy | \ ˈdī-ˌär-kē How to pronounce dyarchy (audio) \
variants: or less commonly
plural dyarchies

Definition of dyarchy

: a government in which power is vested in two rulers or authorities

First Known Use of dyarchy

1640, in the meaning defined above

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“Dyarchy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dyarchy. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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