Definitions

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  • n. A population and area of land governed by a single ruler, called an ethnarch, and in which the population is of homogenous ethnicity and the political unit is of insufficient size to be considered a kingdom or nation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The dominion of an ethnarch; principality and rule.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The government or jurisdiction of an ethnarch.

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Examples

  • The Grand Vizier, whom the Sultan appointed to govern Cyprus, found it convenient to recognize the Greek Orthodox Church in Cyprus, and to give to the ethnarchy, the governing body of the Church, a certain measure of support and authority.

    The Cyprus Question

  • Egyptian Jews recommended him to Caesar's favor, and secured for him an extension of his authority in Palestine, and for Hyrcanus the confirmation of his ethnarchy.

    Josephus

  • His timely help and his influence over the Egyptian Jews recommended him to Caesar's favor, and secured for him an extension of his authority in Palestine, and for Hyrcanus the confirmation of his ethnarchy.

    Josephus

  • In grateful recognition of his services the high-priesthood and the ethnarchy were bestowed upon him as hereditary possessions by a solemn assembly of the people, "until a trustworthy prophet should arise."

    Prolegomena

  • The high-priesthood, i.e., the ethnarchy, was the goal of his ambition.

    Prolegomena

  • When Archelaus was entered on his ethnarchy, and was come into Judea, he accused Joazar, the son of Boethus, of assisting the seditious, and took away the high priesthood from him, and put Eleazar his brother in his place.

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • And now as the ethnarchy of Archelaus was fallen into a Roman province, the other sons of Herod, Philip, and that Herod who was called

    The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

  • And now Archelaus took possession of his ethnarchy, and used not the

    The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

  • Caesar did moreover bestow upon her the royal palace of Ascalon; by all which she got together a revenue of sixty talents; but he put her house under the ethnarchy of Archelaus.

    The Wars of the Jews; or the history of the destruction of Jerusalem

  • Lack of a truly Orthodox theology of the Church that transcends narrow ethnicity, political ethnarchy and Old World politics (e.g., respectively, the Serbian / Romanian / Ukrainian / etc. jurisdictions; the Ecumenical Patriarchate yearning to rule its Greek led millet of all Orthodox Christians; increasingly, the Russian Church).

    orrologion

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