Definition of diarchal in US English:


(also dyarchal)


  • See diarchy

    • ‘As the women's revolution begins to have its effect upon the fabric of society, transforming it from patriarchy into something that never existed before - into a diarchal situation that is radically new, it will, I believe, become the greatest single potential challenge to Christianity to rid itself of its oppressive tendencies or go out of business.’
    • ‘On the termination of the First World War, another installment of reforms was conferred in 1920, which created a diarchal form of Government placing wider powers in Indian hands, by associating them increasingly with civil administration and putting the " transferred subjects’ under the direct control of responsible Ministers.’