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exarchate

[ ek-sahr-keyt, -kit, ek-sahr-keyt ]

noun

  1. the office, jurisdiction, or province of an exarch.


exarchate

/ ɛkˈsɑːkeɪt; ˈɛksɑːkɪ; ˈɛksɑːˌkeɪt /

noun

  1. the office, rank, or jurisdiction of an exarch


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Word History and Origins

Origin of exarchate1

First recorded in 1555–65, exarchate is from the Medieval Latin word exarchātus domain of an exarch. See exarch 1, -ate 3
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Example Sentences

When the exarchate was established, the town became part of it, and in 748 it was taken by Liutprand.

It has been suggested that the design is of the date of the Exarchate.

The Doge agreed to furnish a fleet, and by successful strategy Ravenna was surprised and recaptured and the Exarchate restored.

It was also the granary of the Exarchate, owing to the Lombard destruction in Italy, and had a population of some 25,000.

Liudprand pressed hard, not only upon the Greek dominions of the exarchate, but also upon Rome.

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