Word Origin for polemarch
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Each of these moræ of the citizens has one polemarch, four centurions, eight captains of fifty, and sixteen enomotarchs.
Polemarch, pol′e-mark, n. a title of several officials in ancient Greek states.
After the death of Phoebidas the Lacedaemonians despatched a polemarch with a division by sea to form the garrison of Thespiae.Hellenica|Xenophon
It devolves, finally, on the polemarch to see that all goes well.
Thus the chief archon, the official guardian of orphans and The polemarch.
"commander of the army" in Greek history, 1570s, from Greek polemarkhos "one who begins or leads a war," from polemos "war" + arkhos "leader, chief, ruler" (see archon).