Definition of theocracy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    theocracy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//θiˈɑkrəsi//
     
    (pl. theocracies)
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] government of a country by religious leaders
  2. 2[countable] a country that is governed by religious leaders
NAmE//ˌθiəˈkræt̮ɪk//
 
adjective theocratic rule
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: theocracy