from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A group or association of four towns; a district or political division characterized by containing four important cities. See tetrapolitan.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was the leading city of Kabalis, having two votes in the Kabalian tetrapolis; it could arm 30,000 foot and 2000 horse; in 190 B.C. it was ruled by its own kings.