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satrap
the governor of a province of the ancient Persian Empire
satrapies
the province or dependency controlled by a satrap
Codified
to classify and organize, especially into a legal code
genocide
the intentional attempt to exterminate all members of a certain race, nationality, or ethnic group
exterminate
to get rid of by totally destroying
dispatch
to send off to a specific place or for a specific purpose
province
one of the administrative divisions of a country or empire
impaled
to make immobile or helpless, as with a sharp word or look
signet ring
a finger ring that features a small seal or emblem
decree
an official and authoritative order or decision, especially by a ruler or government
gallows
a wooden frame from which one or more nooses are suspended for the execution by hanging of condemned prisoners
rubble
fragments of crumbled or crushed rock, masonry, or the like, as resulting from demolition