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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A group of military officers who rule a country after seizing power.

Usage examples (37)
  • And, although the country is very strictly ruled by a military junta, people are allowed to attend church.
  • But they may not do so after the junta is toppled.
  • Take 1973 Chile, for example, or, for that matter, pretty much any Latin American junta take-over.
  • The distinct possibility that such things are being said to draw out the tenure of the junta is real. for more
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