- the rule or territory of a tetrarch
- government by four persons
Origin: L tetrarchia from Glassical Greek
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also tet·rar·chatenoun pl. tet·rar·chies also tet·rar·chates
- The area ruled by a tetrarch.
- a. Joint rule by four governors.b. The four governors so ruling.