eth·​nar·​chy | \ -kē \
plural -es

Definition of ethnarchy

: the dominion of an ethnarch or his office or rank

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First Known Use of ethnarchy

1602, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ethnarchy

Greek ethnarchia office of ethnarch, from ethnarchēs ethnarch + -ia -y

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“Ethnarchy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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