polemarch

noun
pol·e·march | \ ˈpäləˌmärk \
plural -s

Definition of polemarch 

: a chieftain or military commander in ancient Greece especially : the third archon in ancient Athens presiding at the court and having jurisdiction over the causes of the metics

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History and Etymology for polemarch

Greek polemarchos, from polemos war + archos ruler

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