from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A bishop or metropolitan.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ancient and modern Greece, the governor or prefect of an eparchy.
- noun In the Russian Ch., a bishop as governing an eparchy; especially, a metropolitan. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun In ancient Greece, the governor or perfect of a province; in modern Greece, the ruler of an eparchy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun historical, Ancient Greece The
governoror prefectof a province.
- noun The
rulerof an eparchy.
- noun Eastern Orthodoxy The metropolitan bishop of a province or eparchy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church
- noun the governor or prefect of an eparchy in ancient Greece
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Fortunately, the eparch had no idea what Rhavas was thinking.
The eparch quartered others on people who volunteered to help them.
But no one could ever accuse the eparch of being a fool.
Before the eparch could answer, his servant slipped into the study with a carafe of wine.
"What am I supposed to do now, very holy sir?" the eparch demanded in tones not far from despair.
The eparch didn't bother telling him about most of the messages.
The eparch was from these parts, and pronounced the good god's name in the old-fashioned, two-syllable way.
Neither the eparch nor the garrison commander presumed to quarrel with Rhavas or to shout out Stylianos 'name.
The eparch sketched the sun-circle even so, to turn aside the evil omen.
On the other hand, could the eparch afford to ignore cold-blooded murder?