theatrocracy

noun
the·​a·​troc·​ra·​cy | \ ˌthēə‧ˈträkrəsē \
plural -es

Definition of theatrocracy

: government by the people assembled in their theater (as in the Athenian democracy)

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History and Etymology for theatrocracy

Greek theatrokratia, from theatro- + -kratia -cracy

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“Theatrocracy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/theatrocracy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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