Associations to the word «Warlord»

Wiktionary

WARLORD, noun. A high military officer in a warlike nation.
WARLORD, noun. A local ruler or bandit leader usually where the government is weak.

Dictionary definition

WARLORD, noun. Supreme military leader exercising civil power in a region especially one accountable to nobody when the central government is weak.

Wise words

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