Definition of Trierarch

1. n. The commander of a trireme.



Definition of Trierarch

1. Noun. (nautical) The captain of a trireme. ¹

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Definition of Trierarch

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trierarch

trielectronic
triene
trienes
triennia
triennial
triennially
triennials
triennium
trienniums
triens
trientes
trientine
trientine hydrochloride
trier
trier of fact
trierarch (current term)
trierarchies
trierarchs
trierarchy
triers
tries
tries on
tries out
triester
triesters
trieterical
trieth
triethanolamine
triethyl
triethylaluminium

Literary usage of Trierarch

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1. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"If, notwithstanding the sentence of the court, the trierarch did not build another vessel, and did not pay the 5.000 drachmas, his liability might be ..."

2. A Day in Old Athens: A Picture of Athenian Life by William Stearns Davis (1914)
"Obsequious clerks and sailing masters are hanging about him for his orders; it is easy to see that he is a trierarch—one of the wealthiest citizens on whom ..."

3. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1891)
"Bat this was no part of the ordinary duty of a trierarch ; though individual ... Or, if all these were left to the trierarch, would Thucydides have thought ..."

4. A Manual of Greek Antiquities by Percy Gardner, Frank Byron Jevons (1895)
"Then, the trierarch was bound by law to restore his trireme at the end of ... Thus, the legal and inevitable expenses of a trierarch must have been great, ..."

5. A Manual of Greek Antiquities by Percy Gardner, Frank Byron Jevons (1895)
"We may now attempt to estimate the extent of the burden thus thrown on the trierarch. Although the state probably provided, besides the hull, ..."

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