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toparch

(ˈtɒpɑːk)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the ruler of a small state or realm
[C17: from Greek toparchēs, from topos a place + -arch]
ˈtoparchy n
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To Janus Dousa toparch to Noortwiick, man with no equal: I send word to your most illustrious self that at last some of my poems, which I recently found scattered about on various scraps of paper which were previously festering away, might see the light.
To Tertullian's material Moses adds the letters exchanged by Tiberius and Abgar the Black, the toparch of Edessa, exactly in the years of the senatus consultum and of Lucius Vitellius's mission in the Near East (68).
Toparch was not beaten far when fifth in a decent race behind Arcadian Dream at the Curragh and looks the answer to the Kerry Group Handicap.