triarchy

noun
tri·ar·chy | \ˈtrī-ˌär-kē \
plural triarchies

Definition of triarchy 

1 : government by three persons : triumvirate

2 : a country under three rulers

First Known Use of triarchy

circa 1656, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for triarchy

Greek triarchia, from tri- + -archia -archy

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