Chieftains

Refers to rulers or leaders of clans, tribes, or other groups. The term typically carries the connotation of rulers who are also military leaders.

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10297
Names
chieftains
chieftain
chieftain's
chieftains'
hoofdmannen Dutch
hoofdman Dutch
jefaturas Spanish
jefatura Spanish
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Refers to rulers or leaders of clans, tribes, or other groups. The term typically carries the connotation of rulers who are also military leaders.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300025445. The J. Paul Getty Trust.