Definition of Satrap

1. Noun. A governor of a province in ancient Persia.

Generic synonyms: Governor



Definition of Satrap

1. n. The governor of a province in ancient Persia; hence, a petty autocrat despot.

Definition of Satrap

1. Noun. A governor of a Persian province. ¹

2. Noun. A petty ruler. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satrap

1. a governor of a province in ancient Persia [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satrap

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satrap (current term)
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Literary usage of Satrap

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1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1851)
"... the satrap of Ahwaz.—His conquest and conversion THE founding of the city of Bassora had given great annoy ance and uneasiness to ..."

2. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"... Armament to the satrap of Caria. ... with the satrap. Operations of the adrene Arma- ments, ..."

3. The History of Greece by William Mitford (1823)
"Change in the Administration of Sparta. Commissioners, sent from Sparta to /oma, refuse to confirm the Treaty with the satrap. Revoli of Rhode* to the ..."

4. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1888)
"Provided he pire—rela- was punctual in fulfilling these obligations, little satrap, inquiry was made as to his other proceedings, ..."

5. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1879)
"The memorial inscription of the satrap Ptolemy, already cited,1 ... The title of 'satrap,' used by the future founder of the dynasty of the Ptolemies, ..."

6. A History of Egypt Under the Pharaohs: Derived Entirely from the Monuments by Heinrich Karl Brugsch, Henry Danby Seymour (1881)
"The memorial inscription of the satrap Ptolemy, already cited,8 ... The title of ' satrap,' used by the future founder of the dynasty of the Ptolemies, ..."

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