Definitions

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  • n. The commander of an enomoty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The commander of an enomoty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The commander of an enomoty.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The half company is technically called a pentecostys, and a quarter company an enomoty, and the officers in charge of them respectively penteconter and enomotarch.

    Anabasis

  • The evolutional orders,206 by which greater depth or shallowness is given to the battle line, are given by word of mouth by the enomotarch (or commander of the section), who plays the part of the herald, and they cannot be mistaken.

    The Polity of the Athenians and the Lacedaemonians

  • Shiftings of place, by which the companies are extended or deepened, are ordered by the word of the enomotarch, as by a herald; and in these there is nothing in the least difficult to learn.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece

  • For when they march in column, one enomotia follows in the rear of another; and if, when they are in this order, a body of the enemy shows itself in front, orders are given to each enomotarch to bring up his enomotia to the front on the left; and this movement is made throughout the whole army, until it presents itself in full array against the enemy.

    The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece

  • The evolutional orders, (12) by which greater depth or shallowness is given to the battle line, are given by word of mouth by the enomotarch (or commander of the section), who plays the part of the herald, and they cannot be mistaken.

    Polity Athenians and Lacedaemonians

  • a pentecostys, and a quarter company an enomoty, and the officers in charge of them respectively penteconter and enomotarch.

    Anabasis

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