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Meaning of CENTUMVIR

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cen*tum"vir\, n.; pl. {Centumviri}. [L., fr. centum
hundred + Vir man.] (Rom. Hist.)
One of a court of about one hundred judges chosen to try
civil suits. Under the empire the court was increased to 180,
and met usually in four sections.

 

 

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