Heptarchy Definition

hĕptärkē
heptarchies
noun
Government by seven persons.
American Heritage
A state governed by seven persons.
American Heritage
The informal confederation of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms from the fifth to the ninth century, consisting of Kent, Sussex, Wessex, Essex, Northumbria, East Anglia, and Mercia.
American Heritage
proper name
The supposed confederacy of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms.
Webster's New World
The kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England before the 9th cent. a.d.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Heptarchy

Noun

Singular:
heptarchy
Plural:
heptarchies

Origin of Heptarchy

  • hepta- +‎ -archy

    From Wiktionary

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