slavocracy[slāv äk′rə sē]
slavocracy definition by Webster's New World
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slaveholders and pro-slavery forces as a dominant or powerful class in the U.S. before 1865
Origin: slav(e) plush -o- plush -cracy
slavocracy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. slav·oc·ra·cies
A ruling group of slaveholders or advocates of slavery, as in the southern United States before 1865.
- slavˈo·cratˌ noun
- slavˌo·cratˈic adjective