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ethnocracy (plural ethnocracies)
- A form of government in which a particular ethnic group holds a disproportionate amount of government power.
2005, Paul Dresch, Monarchies and Nations, ISBN 1850439710, page 119:
- In this sense, ethnocracy as a socio-political regime is outcome of ethnonationalism, that brand of nationalism that views the nation as a "natural" and ethnically "pure" community, as opposed to its liberal conceptualisation as a community based on equal rights and duties.