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exarch (n.)

historically, "a ruler of a province in the Byzantine Empire;" in the early Church, "a prelate presiding over a diocese;" in the Greek Church, a legate of a patriarch; from Late Latin exarchus, from Greek exarkhos "a leader," from ex (see ex-) + arkhos "leader, chief, ruler" (see archon). Related: Exarchate.

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Definitions of exarch from WordNet

exarch (n.)
a bishop in one of several Eastern Orthodox Churches in North America;
exarch (n.)
a bishop in eastern Christendom who holds a place below a patriarch but above a metropolitan;
exarch (n.)
a viceroy who governed a large province in the Roman Empire;
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