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harmost

[hahr-most] /ˈhɑr mɒst/
noun
1.
a person serving the ancient Spartans as governor of a subject or conquered town.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; < Greek harmostḗs, derivative of harmózein to regulate, govern, join
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