Hetaerocracy a. Government by hetaerae (upper-class concubines) b. Government by college fellows (Webster's Second)
Can one imagine a more delightful definition than this? Inspired by Paul Hellweg's "Pick a Government" in the August 1981 Word Ways, I offer the following collection of governments that might have been.
Seits, Laurence E.
Word Ways: Vol. 14
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