[ek-sahr-keyt, -kit, ek-sahr-keyt]
- the office, jurisdiction, or province of an exarch.
Also ex·ar·chy [ek-sahr-kee] /ˈɛk sɑr ki/.
Origin of exarchate
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It has been suggested that the design is of the date of the Exarchate.Needlework As Art
Extinction of the exarchate of Ravenna by the Lombards under Astolphus.
During a period of 200 years Italy was unequally divided between the king of the Lombards and the exarchate of Ravenna.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.
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Commentators frequently identify the seventh head with the Exarchate of Ravenna.The Revelation Explained
Liudprand pressed hard, not only upon the Greek dominions of the exarchate, but also upon Rome.
- the office, rank, or jurisdiction of an exarch
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