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archon


archon


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Archon  \Ar"chon\,  n.  [L.  archon,  Gr  ?,  ?,  ruler,  chief 
  magistrate,  p.  pr  of  ?  to  be  first  to  rule.]  (Antiq.) 
  One  of  the  chief  magistrates  in  ancient  Athens,  especially, 
  by  pre["e]minence,  the  first  of  the  nine  chief  magistrates. 
  --  {Ar*chon"tic},  a.