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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Having to do with common people; popular. In ancient Roman society, a member of the class of commoners.

Usage examples (37)
  • The patrician citizens of Roman society had more privileges than the plebeian citizens.
  • A plebeian magistrate
  • Adjective : a plebeian joke
  • The term plebeian is used in this study in the sense that it was defined by E.P. Thompson in his discussion of eighteenth-century English society. for more
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