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ethnarch

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛθnɑːk
 
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Definition of ethnarch in English:

noun

historical
The ruler of a nation or people: the ethnarch of Judea
More example sentences
  • The king's ethnarch, Orybas, likes people who work and pay taxes.
  • He was now virtually the ethnarch of all Armenians in the diaspora, but found time to write some 21 books and articles.
  • The ethnarch would understand the danger represented by the rebellious sect.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Greek ethnarkhēs, from ethnos 'nation' + arkhēs 'ruling'.

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