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Meaning of MOBOCRACY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mob*oc"ra*cy\, n. [Mob rabble + -cracy, as in
democracy.]
A condition in which the lower classes of a nation control
public affairs without respect to law, precedents, or vested
rights.

      It is good name that Dr. Stevens has given to our
      present situation (for one can not call it a
      government), a mobocracy.                --Walpole.

 

 

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