Pretorium : Definition

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Definitions of Pretorium

Pronunciation : Pre*to"ri*um
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. praetorium, fr. praetor.]
Definition : 1. The general's tent in a Roman camp; hence, a council of war, because held in the general's tent.

2. The official residence of a governor of a province; hence, a place; a splendid country seat.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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