heptarch
Heptarchist Hep"tarch*ist, n. A ruler of one division of a heptarchy. [Written also {heptarch}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Heptarch — Hep tarch, n. Same as {Heptarchist}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heptarch — hep·tarch …   English syllables

  • heptarch —   n. member of heptarchy.    ♦ heptarchal,    ♦ heptarchic, a.    ♦ heptarchy, n. government by seven persons; group of seven allied but independent kingdoms, especially of   Anglo Saxon England …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • heptarch — ˈhepˌtärk noun ( s) Etymology: hepta + arch (I) : one of the rulers of a heptarchy …   Useful english dictionary

  • heptarchy — heptarch, heptarchist, n. heptarchic, heptarchical, heptarchal, adj. /hep tahr kee/, n., pl. heptarchies. 1. (often cap.) the seven principal concurrent Anglo Saxon kingdoms supposed to have existed in the 7th and 8th centuries. 2. government by… …   Universalium

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  • Heptarchist — Hep tarch*ist, n. A ruler of one division of a heptarchy. [Written also {heptarch}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • heptarchy — /ˈhɛptaki/ (say heptahkee) noun (plural heptarchies) 1. a government by seven persons. 2. a group of seven states or kingdoms, each under its own ruler. {hept(a) + archy} –heptarch, noun –heptarchic /hɛpˈtakɪk/ (say hep tahkik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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