satrapy

[sey-truh-pee, sa-]
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noun, plural sa·trap·ies.

the province or jurisdiction of a satrap.

Origin of satrapy

1595–1605; < Latin satrapia < Greek satrapeía, equivalent to satrape-, stem of satrápēs satrap + -ia -y3
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satrapy

noun plural -trapies

the province, office, or period of rule of a satrap
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