- the province or jurisdiction of a satrap.
Origin of satrapy
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Examples from the Web for satrapy
The twelfth satrapy, known as the satrapy of Sardis, or of Lydia.
I will sell for too much; for—a satrapy of all Palestine, if Artaxerxes likes my looks!A King of Tyre
James M. Ludlow
Thus an Anglo-Saxon community can take on the characters of an Oriental satrapy.
Cilicia with its metropolis of Tarsus was the fourth satrapy.The History of Antiquity
After the death of Cambyses, the country received a Persian governor, and consequently became a satrapy.A Manual of Ancient History
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
- the province, office, or period of rule of a satrap
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