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satrapy

[ sey-truh-pee, sa- ]
/ ˈseɪ trə pi, ˈsæ- /
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noun, plural sa·trap·ies.
the province or jurisdiction of a satrap.
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Origin of satrapy

1595–1605; <Latin satrapia<Greek satrapeía, equivalent to satrape-, stem of satrápēssatrap + -ia-y3
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British Dictionary definitions for satrapy

satrapy
/ (ˈsætrəpɪ) /

noun plural -trapies
the province, office, or period of rule of a satrap
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