A monarchy in which the powers of the ruler are restricted to those granted under the constitution and laws of the nation.
A monarchy in which the monarch's power is limited by a written constitution.
Constitutional-monarchy Sentence Examples
He had not the genius to find a way out of the French entanglement or the skill to steer a constitutional monarchy between rival factions.
It is, however, to be noticed that absolute monarchies are confined to the east of Europe and to Asia, Japan being the only established constitutional monarchy east of the Carpathians.
A conference attended by Kido, Okubo, Inouye, Ito, Itagaki and others entered into an agreement by which they pledged themselves to the principle of a constitutional monarchy and a legislative assembly.
Her own preference for a moderate republic or a constitutional monarchy was quite sincere, and, even if it had not been so, her own character and Napoleon's were too much alike in some points to admit of their getting on together.