plural -es
: the dominion of an ethnarch or his office or rank

Word History


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

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ethnarchy was in 1602

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“Ethnarchy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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