Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The district governed by a Roman tetrarch, or the office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Rom. Antiq.) A tetrarchy.

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  • noun historical A tetrarchy.

Etymologies

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Compare French tétrarchat.

Examples

  • (M259) The dominions of Herod Antipas were transferred to Herod Agrippa, who had already obtained from Caligula the tetrarchate of Ituræa, on the death of Philip, with the title of king.

    Ancient States and Empires

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