ethnarch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἐθνάρχης (ethnárkhēs).

Noun[edit]

ethnarch (plural ethnarchs)

  1. (historical, Ancient Greece) The governor of a province or people.
    • Lew Wallace, Ben-Hur
      In the course of the struggle with the unfortunate ethnarch, the nobles had found it expedient to attach themselves to Rome.