Sentence Examples


  • And now in all the Greek cities of Aeolis and Ionia the oligarchies or tyrants friendly to Persia fell, and democracies were established under the eye of Alexander's officers.
  • In the 5th century the three cities were enrolled in the Delian League, and democracies became prevalent.
  • He made one attempt to reconcile the disputes between the army and the politicians by a conference, but ended the barren discussion on the relative merits of aristocracies, monarchies and democracies, interspersed with Bible texts, by throwing a cushion at the speaker's head and running downstairs.
  • As Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has noted, democracies don't have famines.
  • Especially democracies with free presses.

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