ethnarch ethnarch

Definition(s):

  • (n) the ruler of a province (as in the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire) or certain religious rulers with secular authority

Usage(s):

  1. Like a medieval Pope, the ethnarch is both a secular and religious leader.
  2. For political and spiritual guidance they relied on black-bearded Archbishop Makarios, head of Cyprus' Greek Orthodox Church and ethnarch of Cyprus' Greeks.
  3. The British insist that the agitation is largely the doing of one man, bearded Archbishop Myriarthefs Makarios, who calls himself the ethnarch, i.
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