Meaning of hagiocracy

hag•i•oc•ra•cy

Pronunciation: (hag"ē-ok'ru-sē, hā"jē-), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. government by a body of persons esteemed as holy.
  2. a state so governed.
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