exarchate

exarchate

[ek-sahr-keyt, -kit, ek-sahr-keyt]
noun
the office, jurisdiction, or province of an exarch.
Also, exarchy [ek-sahr-kee] .


Origin:
1555–65; < Medieval Latin exarchātus domain of an exarch. See exarch1, -ate3

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exarchate or exarchy (ˈɛksɑːˌkeɪt, ɛkˈsɑːkeɪt, ˈɛksɑːkɪ)
 
n , pl -chates, -chies
the office, rank, or jurisdiction of an exarch
 
exarchy or exarchy
 
n

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