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TIMOCRACY Definition & Legal Meaning

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An aristocracy of property; government by men of property who are possessed of a certain income. Timores vani sunt sestimandi qui non cadunt in constantem virum. 7 Coke, 17. Fears which do not assail a resolute man are to be accounted vain.


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