VoivodVoivod (also spelled Vojvod, Wojwod, Voivode, Voievod). A term of Slavic etymology denoting a military commander, later the governor of a province(from "voi", plural "voie" - "warrior(s)", and "vodit'" - "to lead"). Used by medieval Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian etc. states, similar to Turkish "Sanjaqbey".
For the punk band see : Voivod (band).