Definitions for exarchate

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•archˈɛk sɑrk(n.)

  1. (in the Eastern Church) a patriarch's deputy. a bishop ranking below a patriarch and above a metropolitan.

    Category: Religion

  2. a Byzantine viceroy.

    Category: Western History

Origin of exarch:

1580–90; < LL exarchus superintendent < Gk éxarchos overseer, leader

ex′ar•chate`(n.)

ex•archˈɛk sɑrk(adj.)

  1. (of a xylem or root) maturing from the outside inward; having the youngest cells closest to the core.

    Category: Botany

Origin of exarch:

1890–95; ex -2+ Gk archḗ beginning

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eparchy, exarchate(noun)

    a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Wiktionary

  1. exarchate(Noun)

    the province or area of an exarch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exarchate(noun)

    the office or the province of an exarch

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