Asiarch

noun
Asi·​arch | \ ˈāzhēˌärk also -shē- \
plural -s

Definition of Asiarch

: one of a group of civil and priestly officials in the Roman province of Asia who presided over the public games and religious rites

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History and Etymology for Asiarch

Late Latin Asiarcha, from Greek Asiarchēs, from Asia Asia, Roman province in western Asia Minor + -archēs -arch

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“Asiarch.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asiarch. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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