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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Autarchy  \Au"tar*chy\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  independence;  a'yto`s  self  + 
  'arkei^n  to  be  sufficient.] 
  Self-sufficiency.  [Obs.]  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  autarchy 
  n  1:  economic  independence  as  a  national  policy  [syn:  {autarky}] 
  2:  a  political  system  governed  by  a  single  individual  [syn:  {autocracy}] 
  [ant:  {democracy}] 




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