Definition of Pentarch

1. one of five joint rulers [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pentarch

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pentapodies
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pentaprism
pentaprismo-
pentaprisms
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pentaptych
pentaptychs
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pentarch (current term)
pentarchies
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pentasaccharides
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Literary usage of Pentarch

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1. Eochaid the Heremhon; Or, The Romance of the Lia Phail by Alfred Morris (1900)
"Pressing on dose behind the flying outposts, the troops of the pentarch were upon the disorganised rabble before anyone had time even to think of means of ..."

2. The History of Ireland: From the Earliest Period to the English Invasion by Geoffrey Keating (1866)
"... of the kings that preceded him; and that each pentarch king should also maintain an Ollamh, and each lord of a canton and chief of a district likewise. ..."

3. Annals of Botany by IDEAL (Project) (1888)
"The general anatomy of the root is of the usual type ; the vascular cylinder is tetrarch, pentarch or ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"... there was no dominion the rule over which did not appertain to some certain family from which the monarch, pentarch, or subordinate prince was chosen, ..."

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