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synonyms for satrap

  • governor
  • nabob
  • representative
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How to use satrap in a sentence

Having espoused the party of the Persians, Pixodarus sent for a satrap to share the kingdom with him.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
It is said that Mithropastes, the son of Arsites, satrap of Phrygia, pointed out these things to them.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
He therefore divided it into satrapies, or provinces, each of which was under the care of a satrap, or governor.
THE STORY OF THE GREEKSH. A. GUERBER
The "stubborn Satrap" is throughout described as a liar, and every bad motive imputed to him.
THE LAST BOER WARH. RIDER HAGGARD
The satrap bowed and left the room with a look betraying irritation and defiance.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
I am glad I shall just have time to make sure of the satrap's little daughter, and to visit the grove of Cybele at last.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
Aryandes,—one of the Achaemenidae, was appointed satrap of Egypt, and the army started homeward without delay.
AN EGYPTIAN PRINCESS, COMPLETEGEORG EBERS
For years I have tried to propitiate that satrap with modest politeness and feeble little jokes.
WORLDLY WAYS AND BYWAYSELIOT GREGORY
The Susians loudly complained of the satrap Abulites, and his son Oxathres, of spoliation and tyranny.
RUINS OF ANCIENT CITIES (VOL. II OF II)CHARLES BUCKE
A great big fellow that satrap was, supposed to be a champion fighter too—thought nothing of Greek science.
THE WORKS OF LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA, V. 4LUCIAN OF SAMOSATA
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WORDS RELATED TO SATRAP

  • governor
  • nabob
  • representative
  • satrap
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