cleruch

noun
cle·ruch | \ˈkliˌrük, -lēˌr-, -rək\
plural -s

Definition of cleruch 

: a citizen of ancient Greece who received an allotment of land in a conquered country and usually migrated to it without loss of citizenship

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Other Words from cleruch

cleruchial \klə̇ˈrükēəl \ or cleruchic \-kik \ adjective

History and Etymology for cleruch

Greek klērouchos, from klēro- (from klēros lot, allotment) + -ochos holder (from echein to have, hold)

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