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eparch

[ep-ahrk] /ˈɛp ɑrk/
noun
1.
the prefect or governor of an eparchy.
2.
Eastern Church. a bishop or metropolitan of an eparchy.
Origin of eparch
1650-1660
1650-60; < Greek éparchos commander, governor, prefect. See ep-, -arch
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British Dictionary definitions for eparch

eparch

/ˈɛpɑːk/
noun
1.
a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy (sense 1)
2.
a government official in charge of an eparchy (senses 2 or 3)
Word Origin
C17: from Greek eparkhos, from epi- over, on + -arch
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