- Matriarchal families
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: Wu, Q. Female rule in Chinese and English literary utopias, 1995.
- found: Dictionary.com, Mar. 28, 2012 (gynaecocracy or gynecocracy. Also called: gynarchy. government by women or by a single woman)
- found: Urban dictionary, via WWW, Mar. 28, 2012 (gynaecocracy: Rule by females)
- found: The free online dictionary, Mar. 28, 2012 (gynocracy. Variant of gynecocracy; gynecocracy: 1. Government by women. 2. A society ruled by women; gynarchy: Government by women; matriarchy: 1. A social system in which the mother is head of the family. 2. A family, community, or society based on this system or governed by women; matriarchy: 1. a community in which the mother or oldest female is the supreme authority, and descent is traced through the female line. 2. government by females, with one as supreme)
- 1986-02-11: new
- 2012-06-14: revised
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