Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Definitions for satrap
- a subordinate ruler, often a despotic one.
- a governor of a province under the ancient Persian monarchy.
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Citations for satrap
I govern this land for my brother, and as his satrap it is my duty to know much of the neighboring lands.
It was common knowledge: this baby's father was some sort of latter-day satrap, a king of the East who had fetched himself a blond, horse-toothed bride from a women's college in New Jersey.