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exarchate

[ek-sahr-keyt, -kit, ek-sahr-keyt] /ˈɛk sɑrˌkeɪt, -kɪt, ɛkˈsɑr keɪt/
noun
1.
the office, jurisdiction, or province of an exarch.
Also, exarchy
[ek-sahr-kee] /ˈɛk sɑr ki/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Medieval Latin exarchātus domain of an exarch. See exarch1, -ate3
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exarchate

/ˈɛksɑːˌkeɪt; ɛkˈsɑːkeɪt/
noun (pl) -chates, -chies
1.
the office, rank, or jurisdiction of an exarch
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