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Meaning of JUNTA

Pronunciation:  'hûntu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a clique that seeks power usually through intrigue

JUNTA is a 5 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: cabal, camarilla, faction, junto
 See Also: camp, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jun"ta\, n.; pl. {Juntas}. [Sp., fr. L. junctus joined,
p. p. of jungere to join. See {Join}, and cf. {Junto}.]
A council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; esp., the
grand council of state in Spain.

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