Definition of statocracy in English:

statocracy

noun

  • In early use: government by the military. Later also: absolute government by the State, without the influence of the church or the private sector.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in Roger L'Estrange (1616–1704), author and press censor. From state + -ocracy.

Pronunciation

statocracy

/steɪˈtɒkrəsi/