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'.