Meaning of theocracy
Pronunciation: (thē-ok'ru-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
- a form of government in which God or a deity is recognized as the supreme civil ruler, the God's or deity's laws being interpreted by the ecclesiastical authorities.
- a system of government by priests claiming a divine commission.
- a commonwealth or state under such a form or system of government.
- theocracy (Thesaurus)