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Tetrarch meaning

Tetrarch - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; hence, any subordinate or dependent prince; also, a petty king or sovereign.
  2. 2. Four.
  3. 3. Ruler of the fourth part of a province.

Tetrarch - examples of usage

  1. He had been appointed tetrarch at the capture of Drepanum. - "Salammbo", Gustave Flaubert.
  2. Why does the Tetrarch look at me all the while with his mole's eyes under his shaking eyelids?" - "Oscar Wilde", Leonard Cresswell Ingleby.
  3. The tetrarch, at anyrate, was plunged into grief by her request; it more than did away with the pleasure of her disgraceful dance; it was a bitter termination of his birthday feast. - "Oscar Wilde", Leonard Cresswell Ingleby.
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