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Definitions for junta
ˈhʊn tə, ˈdʒʌn-, ˈhʌn-; ˈdʒʌn tə; ˈhʊn tə; ˈhun tɑ; ˈhʌn təjun·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. military junta, junta(noun)

    a group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power


  1. Junta(n.)

    A junto.

  2. Junta(n.)

    A small committee or group self-appointed to serve as the government of a country, usually just after a coup d'etat or revolution, and often composed primarily of military men. The term is used mostly in Latin American countries.

  3. Origin: [Sp., fr. L. junctus joined, p. p. of jungere to join. See Join, and cf. Junto.]


  1. junta(Noun)

    A council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; especially, the grand council of state in Spain.

  2. junta(Noun)

    The ruling council of a military dictatorship.

  3. Origin: From junta, feminine form of junto, from iunctus, perfect passive participle of iungo. 1623.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junta(noun)

    a council; a convention; a tribunal; an assembly; esp., the grand council of state in Spain

  2. Origin: [Sp., fr. L. junctus joined, p. p. of jungere to join. See Join, and cf. Junto.]


  1. Junta

    Junta is the first official studio release from the American rock band Phish. The album was independently recorded at Euphoria Sound Studio, now known as Sound & Vision Media, in Revere, MA by engineer Gordon Hookailo. Some of the recording was documented on video tape by studio owner Howard Cook. The recording was released on tape in 1988, and did not appear in stores officially until May 8, 1989. The album was re-released by Elektra Records on October 26, 1992. The album is named after Ben "Junta" Hunter, the band's first official manager/agent, whose nickname is pronounced with a "hard" J and a "short" U. In addition to a few more traditionally structured songs, Junta contains symphonic-like epics, large-scale improvisation and multi-part progressive rock suites. The album was certified gold by the RIAA on October 9, 1997, and was certified platinum on July 7, 2004. In February 2009, this album became available as a download in FLAC and MP3 formats from LivePhish.com. On February 13, 2012, it was announced that Junta would be released on vinyl for the first time on April 21, 2012 as Limited Edition Deluxe 3-LP vinyl set, as part of Record Store Day. The LE Deluxe 3-LP vinyl set is limited to 5,000 individually numbered copies. The vinyl release was created from the original stereo master reels with lacquers cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering, and pressed onto 180g audiophile grade vinyl and includes a free MP3 download of the entire album. Chris Bellman also made two digital transfers from the original stereo master reels, one recorded at 24 bit / 96 kHz, and a second digital transfer recorded at 24 bit / 192 kHz. These digital files were sold at HDTracks.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Junta

    jun′ta, n. a meeting, council: a Spanish grand council of state. [Sp.,—L. jungĕre, to join.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of junta in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of junta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of junta in a Sentence

  1. Brad Adams:

    This is a marked escalation of the junta witch-hunt against dissidents, now they are targeting a dissident's mother as they try to gag his outspoken criticism. This is a new low even for a junta which has made abuses of human rights a daily occurrence.

  2. Anon Nampha:

    The junta is using the law as a tool for political purposes, what we did was to highlight graft and we will continue to do this as is our right - our purpose was not political.

  3. Alexei Navalny:

    Life makes no sense if you have to tolerate endless lies. I will never accept this system, which is built on lies, i will not stop my fight against this junta.

  4. Kan Yuenyong:

    At the end of the day, the junta has the same aims it did before, namely, it believes the political system doesn't work and they need an umbrella organization to oversee the country and to weaken the electoral process but how they will do that and make it more palatable to people remains to be seen.

  5. Poonsuk Poonsukcharoen:

    With legitimacy stretching thin and achievements falling flat, the junta feels the pressure to silence critics to maintain its power.

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