matriarchy

[n] - a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
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Matriarchy

a form of social organisation in which females dominate males
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matriarchy

matriarchate noun a form of social organization in which a female is the family head and title is traced through the female line
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matriarchy

hypothetical social system in which familial and political authority is wielded by women. Under the influence of Charles Darwin`s theories of ...
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matriarchy

matriarchy That form of social organization in which the mother, and not the father, is the head of the family, and in which descent and relationship are reckoned through mothers and not through fathers.
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matriarchy

metrocracy, matriarchy 1. A government of a mother or mothers (or women). 2. Matriarchy; that form of social organization in which the mother, and not the father, is the head of the family, and in which descent and relationship are reckoned through mothers and not through fathers.
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matriarchy

matriarchy, familial and political rule by women. Many contemporary anthropologists reject the claims of J. J. Bachofen and Lewis Morgan that early societies were matriarchal, although some contemporary feminist theory has suggested that a primitive matriarchy did indeed exist at one time. Claims fo...
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matriarchy

Form of society where domestic and political life is dominated by women, where kinship is traced exclusively through the female line, and where religion is centred around the cult of a mother goddess. A society dominated by men is known as a patriarchy. Matriarchy and patriarchy are oversimplifications of the distribution of familial and political ...
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matriarchy

social organization in which a female is the family head
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