tetrarchy

noun
te·​trar·​chy | \ ˈte-ˌträr-kē How to pronounce tetrarchy (audio) , ˈtē-\
plural tetrarchies

Definition of tetrarchy

: government by four persons ruling jointly

First Known Use of tetrarchy

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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