Definition of satrapy in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsatrəpi

noun (plural satrapies)

A province governed by a satrap.
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  • The capital was Ajmer and Delhi was a provincial satrapy.
  • The state and its provincial pygmy satrapies are intruding into every area of life.
  • The show presents its monumental architecture, its military might, the way it controlled and administered its dominions through provincial satrapies and the network of roads that traversed its vast distances.

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