theatrocracy

noun

the·​a·​troc·​ra·​cy
ˌthēə‧ˈträkrəsē
plural -es
: government by the people assembled in their theater (as in the Athenian democracy)

Word History

Etymology

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 23 Apr. 2024.

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