Definition of monomachia in US English:

monomachia

noun

  • Monomachy.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Heywood (c1573–1641), playwright and poet. From post-classical Latin monomachia single combat from ancient Greek μονομαχία single combat from μονομάχος that fights alone (from μονο- + -μαχος) + -ία.

Pronunciation

monomachia

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈmakɪə/