Definition of exarchate in English:

exarchate

noun

historical
  • A Byzantine province governed by an exarch.

    ‘The term militia had social, military, and political significance and was linked to the organization of the different Byzantine duchies and the exarchate.’

Origin

Mid 16th century from medieval Latin exarchatus, from ecclesiastical Latin exarchus, from Greek (see exarch).

Pronunciation

exarchate

/ˈɛksɑːkeɪt/