boeotarch

noun, sometimes capitalized
boe·​o·​tarch | \ ˈbēəˌtärk, bēˈōˌt- \
plural -s

Definition of boeotarch

: one of the body of chief magistrates elected in ancient times by the cities of central Greece comprising the Boeotian Confederacy

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History and Etymology for boeotarch

Greek Boiōtarchēs, from Boiōtia Boeotia + -archēs -arch

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“Boeotarch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boeotarch. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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