A system of government which is run by religious leaders. The laws of the country are the same as the laws of the religion of the governing body or land.
Three phrases for theocracy are, Theocracy means, "The rule of God," in Greek, Theo= God Kratos= Rule, and Punishment= Public humiliation.
Some examples of theocracy are, Iran, Vatican City, Afghanistan (under the Taliban), 'Saudi Arabia'.
A symbol for theocracy is a religious symbol because theocracy is a government based on religion.