a person serving the ancient Spartans as governor of a subject or conquered town.

Nearby words

  1. harmonium,
  2. harmonization,
  3. harmonize,
  4. harmonizer,
  5. harmony,
  6. harmotome,
  7. harmsworth,
  8. harmsworth, alfred charles william,
  9. harmsworth, harold sidney,
  10. harnack

Origin of harmost

1765–75; < Greek harmostḗs, derivative of harmózein to regulate, govern, join

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