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ethnarchy

[eth-nahr-kee]
noun, plural eth·nar·chies.
  1. the government, office, or jurisdiction of an ethnarch.
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Origin of ethnarchy

From the Greek word ethnarchía, dating back to 1605–15. See ethnarch, -y3
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  • The imperial treasury suffered no diminution whether Juda was called an ethnarchy or a province dependent upon Rome.

    History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)

    Heinrich Graetz