- a patriarch's deputy.
- a title originally applied to a patriarch but later applied only to a bishop ranking below a patriarch and above a metropolitan.
Origin of exarch1
Origin of exarch2
Examples from the Web for exarch
Historical Examples of exarch
They were discovered, and fled to Ravenna, where the Exarch held his court.The Eighteen Christian Centuries
I first met the Exarch some years ago while on a visit to Bulgaria.The Passing of the Turkish Empire in Europe
B. Granville Baker
The Exarch Paul fled to the lagoons and appealed to Orso for help.Venice and its Story
The latter commission is presided over by the “exarch” (supra).
The exarch is established at Ravenna, representing the Emperor of the East.