ochlocracy

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Originated 1475-1485, from Middle French ochlocratie, from Ancient Greek ὀχλοκρατία (okhlokratia), from ὄχλος (okhlos, multitude, crowd) + κράτος (kratos, power).[1][2]

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ochlocracy (plural ochlocracies)

  1. Mob rule; government by the masses; mobocracy.

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  1. ^ ochlocracy. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Retrieved February 27, 2007, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ochlocracy
  2. ^ ochlocracy. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved February 27, 2007, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/ochlocracy