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Meaning of TRIUMVIR

Pronunciation:  trI'umvur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of a group of three sharing public administration or civil authority especially in ancient Rome
 

TRIUMVIR is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: administrator, executive

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tri*um"vir\, n.; pl. L. {Triumviri}, E. {Triumvirs}.
[L., fr. res, gen. trium, three + vir a man. See {Three}, and
{Virile}.] (Rom. Antiq.)
One of tree men united in public office or authority.

Note: In later times the triumvirs of Rome were three men who
      jointly exercised sovereign power. Julius C[ae]sar,
      Crassus, and Pompey were the first triumvirs;
      Octavianus (Augustus), Antony, and Lepidus were the
      second and last.

 

 

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