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the territory or jurisdiction of a satrap
satrapies
the governor of a division of ancient Persia
satrap
land in regions of wide temperature range (as in southeastern Europe and parts of Asia) that is dry, usually rather level, and covered with grass
steppes
to move to action
spurred
a law or order made or given by an authority (as a ruler)
edict OR decree
a baton carried by a ruler as an emblem of authority
scepter
to arrange (as a collection of laws) in an orderly form
codify
the deliberate destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group
genocide
to get rid of completely
exterminate
to send away quickly to a particular place or for a particular purpose
dispatch
to pierce with or as if with something pointed
impaled
a structure from which criminals are hanged
gallows
a confused mass of rough or broken things
rubble