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- n. A governor or prefect appointed by the Spartans in the cities they subjugated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A city governor or prefect appointed by the Spartans in the cities subjugated by them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Greek antiquity, the title of the governors appointed by the Lacedæmonians, during their supremacy after the Peloponnesian war, over subject or conquered towns; hence, in general, a military governor of a colony or province.
Ancient Greek. See harmony. (Wiktionary)