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matriarchy

noun
     
ma‧tri‧ar‧chy plural matriarchies [uncountable and countable]
1SSW a social system in which the oldest woman controls a family and its possessions [↪ patriarchy]
2SSW a society in which women hold all the power [↪ patriarchy]
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