Ephor Eph"or, n.; pl. {Ephors}, L. {Ephori}. [L. ephorus, Gr. ?, fr. ? to oversee; ? + ? to see: cf. F. ['e]phore.] (Gr. Antiq.) A magistrate; one of a body of five magistrates chosen by the people of ancient Sparta. They exercised control even over the king. [1913 Webster]

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