Toparch
Toparch To"parch, n. [L. toparcha, Gr. ?; ? a place + ? to govern, to rule.] The ruler or principal man in a place or country; the governor of a toparchy. [1913 Webster]

The prince and toparch of that country. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • toparch —   n. ruler, especially of toparchy.    ♦ toparchy, n. petty state under a toparch …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • toparch — /ˈtɒpak/ (say topahk) noun the ruler of a small district; petty king. {Greek toparchos, from topos place + archos ruler} …   Australian English dictionary

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