Definitions for praetorship

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prae•torˈpri tər(n.)

or pre•tor

  1. an elected magistrate in ancient Rome ranking next below a consul, charged chiefly with the administration of civil justice.

    Category: Ancient History

Origin of praetor:

1375–1425; late ME pretor < L praetor, for *praeitor=*praei-, var. s. of praeīre to go before, lead (prae-prae - +īre to go) +-tor -tor


Princeton's WordNet

  1. praetorship(noun)

    the office of praetor


  1. praetorship(Noun)

    The office or term of a praetor.


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