exarchate

[ ek-sahr-keyt, -kit, ek-sahr-keyt ]
/ ˈɛk sɑrˌkeɪt, -kɪt, ɛkˈsɑr keɪt /

noun

the office, jurisdiction, or province of an exarch.

Nearby words

  1. exanthema subitum,
  2. exaptation,
  3. exaptive,
  4. exarate,
  5. exarch,
  6. exarchy,
  7. exarticulation,
  8. exasperate,
  9. exasperated,
  10. exasperating

Also ex·ar·chy [ek-sahr-kee] /ˈɛk sɑr ki/.

Origin of exarchate

First recorded in 1555–65, exarchate is from the Medieval Latin word exarchātus domain of an exarch. See exarch1, -ate3

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British Dictionary definitions for exarchy

exarchate

exarchy (ˈɛksɑːkɪ)

/ (ˈɛksɑːˌkeɪt, ɛkˈsɑːkeɪt) /

noun plural -chates or -chies

the office, rank, or jurisdiction of an exarch
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