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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A chief official in various ancient Greek states (as Lycia, Miletus, or Rhodes) after the abolition of monarchies.

Usage examples (5)
  • When he was acting as supreme magistrate - "prytanis" they call him-he had, after many speeches, induced the Rhodians to abandon all those hoses of support from...
  • Iiuiiginem autem prytanis, hoc est sunmii apud Smymasos magistmtus, sedentis esse autuuiat.
  • "When Artermon was prytanis, on the first day of the month Leneon,
  • "When Cratippus was prytanis, on the first day of the month Desius, the decree of the praetors was this: for more
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