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mullahcracy

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mullah +‎ -cracy

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mullahcracy (usually uncountable, plural mullahcracies)

  1. Rule by Islamic religious leaders, or mullahs.
    • 1953[1], page 474:
      [] a firm stand against Mullahcracy is essential for the political and religious health of the country.
    • 1987 August 30, “Khomeini's Guile”:
      [] officials of the ruling mullahcracy threaten to haul one of the French diplomats before an Islamic court on charges of espionage.
    • 2009 October 21, “‘Govt-mullah axis leading to anarchy’”:
      He said that, unfortunately, the mullahcracy is politicising religion to serve their selfish ends.

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