satrapy

satrapy

[sey-truh-pee, sa-]
noun, plural satrapies.
the province or jurisdiction of a satrap.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin satrapia < Greek satrapeía, equivalent to satrape-, stem of satrápēs satrap + -ia -y3

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satrapy (ˈsætrəpɪ)
 
n , pl -trapies
the province, office, or period of rule of a satrap

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