ethnarch(redirected from Ethnarches)
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The ruler of a province or people.
[Greek ethnarkhēs : ethnos, nation; see ethnic + -arkhēs, -arch.]
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) 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]
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|Noun||1.||ethnarch - the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority; "the election of Makarios III to archbishop gave him the status of the ethnarch of Cyprus"|