Asiarch

noun

Asi·​arch
ˈāzhēˌärk also -shē-
plural -s
: one of a group of civil and priestly officials in the Roman province of Asia who presided over the public games and religious rites

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Asiarch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asiarch. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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