harmost

noun
har·​most | \ ˈhärˌmäst \
plural -s

Definition of harmost

: a governor appointed by the Spartans over subject towns and people

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History and Etymology for harmost

Greek harmostēs, from harmozein to join together, govern; akin to Greek harmos joint, fastening

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“Harmost.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harmost. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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