Phrases with «aristocracy»

Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent", and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places strength in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class. (Wikipedia) (See all definitions)

Sentences with «aristocracy» (usage examples):

  • The Gist: The thriller is set against the violent and macabre world of 17th Century Eastern European aristocracy. (
  • «I had an exquisite time chatting with a true gentleman, in the classic sense of the word, meaning he owns land and belongs to aristocracy. (
  • His lingo is the jittery patter of a would-be Republican aristocracy, utterly incapable of introspection and yet, at least according to the Councilman, better than the rest of them in every way. (
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