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Can you name the archies and ocracies from the definitions?

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DefinitionArchy or ocracyExamples
A nation whose power is based on its navy (ocracy)Athenian Empire, British Empire
A nation ruled by a single person, often as a result of inheritance (archy)United Kingdom, Norway, Japan
A nation where the people elect government officials and/or vote on laws directly (ocracy)United States, France, Germany
A nation ruled by religious officials (ocracy)Iran, Vatican City
A nation ruled by one person who wields absolute power (ocracy)North Korea, Brunei
A nation ruled by a group of elite individuals (archy)China, Russia
A nation without law (archy)Somalia
A nation ruled by a weak and unstable government (ocracy)Ukraine, Nigeria
DefinitionArchy or ocracyExamples
A nation ruled by judges (archy)Ancient Israel
A nation in which politics is dominated by political parties rather than individuals or citizens (ocracy)Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany
A nation in which people are elevated based on their abilities and talents (ocracy)Singapore, Ecuador
A nation in which political power is held by the armyMyanmar, Sparta, Ancient Rome
A nation in which only property owners may participate in government (ocracy)Ancient Athens
A nation in which power is held by the richest (ocracy)Ancient Carthage, Venice, Japanese Empire
A nation in which power is held exclusively by men (archy)Ancient Rome, Holy Roman Empire, Japan
A nation in which power is held exclusively by women (archy)Bronze Age Crete

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