Tetrarchate
Tetrarchate Te*trarch"ate, n. [Cf. F. t['e]trarchat.] (Rom. Antiq.) A tetrarchy. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetrarchate — tetrarch·ate …   English syllables

  • tetrarchate — rˌkāt noun ( s) Etymology: tetrarch (I) + ate : tetrarchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tetrarchies — Tetrarchy Tet rarch*y, n.; pl. {Tetrarchies}. [L. tetrarchia, Gr. ?: cf. F. t[ e]trarchie.] (Rom. Antiq.) The district under a Roman tetrarch; the office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch; a tetrarchate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetrarchy — Tet rarch*y, n.; pl. {Tetrarchies}. [L. tetrarchia, Gr. ?: cf. F. t[ e]trarchie.] (Rom. Antiq.) The district under a Roman tetrarch; the office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch; a tetrarchate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetrarchy — [te′trär kāt΄, tē′trär kit; te′trär΄kit, tē′truar΄kitte′trär΄kē, tē′trär΄kē] n. pl. tetrarchies 〚L tetrarchia < Gr〛 1. the rule or territory of a tetrarch 2. government by four persons: Also tetrarchate [te′trär kāt΄, tē′trär kit; te′trär΄kit,… …   Universalium

  • tetrarch — tetrarchy, tetrarchate /te trahr kayt , kit, tee /, n. tetrarchic /te trahr kik, ti /, tetrarchical, adj. /te trahrk, tee /, n. 1. any ruler of a fourth part, division, etc. 2. a subordinate ruler. 3. one of four joint rulers or chiefs. 4. the… …   Universalium

  • tetrarch — /ˈtɛtrak/ (say tetrahk) noun 1. any ruler of a fourth part, division, etc. 2. a subordinate ruler generally. 3. one of four joint rulers or chiefs. {Middle English, from Late Latin tetrarcha, variant of Latin tetrarchēs, from Greek: ruler of one… …   Australian English dictionary

  • tetrarchy — [te′trär kāt΄, tē′trär kit; te′trär΄kit, tē′truar΄kitte′trär΄kē, tē′trär΄kē] n. pl. tetrarchies [L tetrarchia < Gr] 1. the rule or territory of a tetrarch 2. government by four persons: Also tetrarchate [te′trär kāt΄, tē′trär kit; te′trär΄kit …   English World dictionary

  • tetrarch — n. 1 Rom.Hist. a the governor of a fourth part of a country or province. b a subordinate ruler. 2 one of four joint rulers. Derivatives: tetrarchate n. tetrarchical adj. tetrarchy n. (pl. ies). Etymology: ME f. LL tetrarcha f. L tetrarches f. Gk… …   Useful english dictionary

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