the government, authority, or province of a satrap
Origin of satrapyFrench satrapie from Classical Latin satrapia from Classical Greek satrapeia
- The territory or sphere under the rule of a satrap.
- A nation, state, territory, or area controlled as if by a satrap: “No military legions from the West are going to liberate their Eastern European satrapies” ( John Hughes )
- The territory governed by a satrap.