tetrarchy

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

tet·rarch·y

  • IPA: //
  • enPR: tĕträrkē

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tetrarchia from Ancient Greek τετραρχία ‎(tetrarkhía), from tetra ‎(four) + archos ‎(ruler) + -ia, literally "four rulers".

Noun[edit]

tetrarchy ‎(plural tetrarchies)

  1. Historically, an empire that was ruled by four rulers.

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Synonyms[edit]


Number Noun
1 monarchy
2 biarchy / binarchy / diarchy / duumvirate
3 triarchy / triumvirate
4 tetrarchy / tetradarchy / quadrumvirate
5 pentarchy / quinumvirate
6 hexarchy
7 heptarchy
8 octarchy / octovirate
10 decarchy / decemvirate
12 dodecarchy
20 vigintivirate
26 vigintisexviri
100 hecatontarchy