The ruler of a nation or people: the ethnarch of Judea
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- For supporting Julius Caesar they were rewarded well: Hyrcanus was made ethnarch as well as High Priest and Antipater was made procurator of Judea.
- In lieu thereof, he created him ethnarch, and as such permitted him to govern nine years.
- 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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