New Words : thugocracy

25. thugocracy :

noun :

Rule of a country or state by a group of thugs.

Example Citation :

But can the United States in general, and the war on Osama bin Laden and the Taliban thugocracy in particular, somehow be mass-marketed to a vast and skeptical Muslim populace?

Tom Mashberg : America promises to be a hard sell to many Muslims : The Boston Herald : November 11 - 2001

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