ethnarch

ethnarch

[eth-nahrk]
noun
the ruler of a people, tribe, or nation.

Origin:
1635–45; < Greek ethnárchēs. See ethno-, -arch

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ethnarch (ˈɛθnɑːk)
 
n
the ruler of a people or province, as in parts of the Roman and Byzantine Empires
 
[C17: from Greek ethnarkhēs, from ethnos nation + arkhein to rule]
 
'ethnarchy
 
n

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