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  • n. A title of the Byzantine emperor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a ruler of the eastern Roman Empire


From Ancient Greek βασιλεύς (basileus, "chief", "king") (Wiktionary)


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