Polemarch



/ˈpɒlɪˌmɑːk/
noun
1.
(in ancient Greece) a civilian official, originally a supreme general
n.

“commander of the army” in Greek history, 1570s, from Greek polemarkhos “one who begins or leads a war,” from polemos “war” + arkhos “leader, chief, ruler” (see archon).

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Polemic

    [puh-lem-ik, poh-] /pəˈlɛm ɪk, poʊ-/ noun 1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc. 2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist. adjective 3. Also, polemical. of or relating to a polemic; controversial. /pəˈlɛmɪk/ adjective 1. of or involving dispute or controversy noun 2. an argument or controversy, esp over […]

  • Polemical

    [puh-lem-ik, poh-] /pəˈlɛm ɪk, poʊ-/ noun 1. a controversial argument, as one against some opinion, doctrine, etc. 2. a person who argues in opposition to another; controversialist. adjective 3. Also, polemical. of or relating to a polemic; controversial. /pəˈlɛmɪk/ adjective 1. of or involving dispute or controversy noun 2. an argument or controversy, esp over […]



  • Polemicist

    [pol-uh-mist, puh-lem-ist, poh-] /ˈpɒl ə mɪst, pəˈlɛm ɪst, poʊ-/ noun 1. a person who is engaged or versed in polemics. n. 1859, American English formation parallel to polemist (1825), from Greek polemistes “a warrior,” from polemizein “to wage war, to make war.”

  • Poke-bonnet

    [pohk] /poʊk/ noun 1. a projecting brim at the front of a bonnet, framing the face. 2. Also called poke bonnet. a bonnet or hat with such a brim. /pəʊk/ verb 1. (transitive) to jab or prod, as with the elbow, the finger, a stick, etc 2. (transitive) to make (a hole, opening, etc) by […]



Disclaimer: Polemarch definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.