squire·​ar·​chal | \ ¦skwīə¦rärkəl, (ˈ)skwī¦rä- \
variants: or squirearchical \ -​ärkə̇kəl \ or less commonly squirarchal \ like squirearchal \

Definition of squirearchal

: of, relating to, characteristic of, or belonging to the squirearchy that image of the right life which has evolved from the aristocratic, squirearchal, and higher official culture— Edward Shils

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History and Etymology for squirearchal

squirearchal, squirearchical from squirearchy + -al or -ical; squirarchal from squirarchy + -al

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“Squirearchal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squirearchal. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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