Definitions of Exarch

  1. a bishop in eastern Christendom who holds a place below a patriarch but above a metropolitan Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. a bishop in one of several Eastern Orthodox churches in North America Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. A viceroy; in Ravenna, the title of the viceroys of the Byzantine emperors; in the Eastern Church, the superior over several monasteries. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A viceroy of the Byzantine emperors in Italy; in the Greek Church, a title assumed by certain bishops as primates over others; an inspector of the clergy appointed by the eastern patriarchs. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. A viceroy. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. With the protoxylem strands in touch with the pericycle. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

Usage examples for Exarch

  1. She sent Longinus, as the new exarch to supersede the conqueror of Italy, and in most insulting language recalled the eunuch Narses to Constantinople. – Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10) by Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll