Definition of exarchate in English:

exarchate

Line breaks: ex¦arch|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈɛksɑːkeɪt
 
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noun

historical
  • A Byzantine province governed by an exarch.
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    • The term militia had social, military, and political significance and was linked to the organization of the different Byzantine duchies and the exarchate.

Origin

mid 16th century: from medieval Latin exarchatus, from ecclesiastical Latin exarchus, from Greek (see exarch).

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