Politics related

regicide
(n)
REE-ji-side
Meaning

murder of a king or queen

1st Sample Sentence

Regicide happened more often in England than in most other European countries.

Root

rex regis (king)#cidium (a killing) (Latin)

Mnemonics

regime refers to government. "cide" refers to killing (infanticide, genocide, suicide etc. , ). So, regicide refers to killing the ruler.

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