Definition of Phylarch

1. n. The chief of a phyle, or tribe.



Definition of Phylarch

1. Noun. The ruler of a phyle in Ancient Greece. ¹

2. Noun. A tribal chief, magistrate, or other local ruler. ¹

3. Noun. Athenian hipparch, head of an Athenian clan in battle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phylarch

1. an ancient Greek commander of a tribe [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylarch

phyla
phylacagogic
phylacter
phylactered
phylacteries
phylacters
phylactery
phylactocarp
phylactocarps
phylactolaemata
phylactolaematous
phylactolemata
phylae
phylanthropy
phylar
phylarch (current term)
phylarchs
phylarchy
phylax
phylaxis
phylaxises
phyle
phyles
phyleses
phylesis
phylesises
phyletic
phyletic shift
phyletically
phyletics

Literary usage of Phylarch

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1. A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament: Including the Biblical by Wilhelm Gesenius, Edward Robinson (1844)
"Hobab, the father-in-law of Moses, was phylarch of one of their tribes, Judg. 1, 16. 4, 1 1. See 11 p. no. 2. b.— Syr. \'-* -'« id. pp. a smith, ..."

2. Ideal Commonwealths: Comprising More's Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis by Thomas More, Tommaso Campanella, Francis Bacon, James Harrington, Henry Morley (1901)
"And if a tribe have a desire (which they are to express at the muster by their captains, every troop by his own) to petition the Parliament the phylarch, ..."

3. The Oceana by James Harrington, John Toland, John Hall (1747)
"... of tbe phylarch, or Prerogative Troop. The Lord Lieutenant, veer and above his Duty mention'd, is Commander in Chief of the ..."

4. Public Organization in Ancient Greece: A Documentary Study by Nicholas F. Jones (1987)
"... and that it was, further, subject to the authority of the phylarch is shown ... Hence the proper sphere of the phylarch, his phyle, embraced a number of ..."

5. Public Organization in Ancient Greece: A Documentary Study by Nicholas F. Jones (1987)
"... and that it was, further, subject to the authority of the phylarch is shown ... Hence the proper sphere of the phylarch, his phyle, embraced a number of ..."

6. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"In an inscr. of the first half of the 4th cent., belonging probably to a statue in honour of the commanding phylarch, occur the words : щ ..."

7. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
"Son of Renel or Douel, and phylarch of the tribe of Dan (Num. i, 14; ii, ... 'EXn}X.) A valiant phylarch of the tribe of Manasseh east (1 Chron. v, 24). ..."

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