Definition of ethnarch in English:


Line breaks: eth|narch
Pronunciation: /ˈɛθnɑːk


  • 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.


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

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