KJV Dictionary Definition: tetrarch


TE'TRARCH, n. Gr. four, and rule. A Roman governor of the fourth part of a province; a subordinate prince. In time, this word came to denote any petty king or sovereign.


TETR`ARCHATE, n. The fourth part of a province under a Roman tetrarch; or the office or jurisdiction of a tetrarch.


TETR`ARCHICAL, a. Pertaining to a tetrarchy.