Advertisement

warlord (n.)

also war-lord, 1856, from war (n.) + lord (n.). Often a translation of German Kriegsherr or Chinese junfa.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of warlord from WordNet

warlord (n.)
supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak;
From wordnet.princeton.edu