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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne; (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests.

Usage examples (34)
  • He was one of the few tribunes whom the people liked.
  • -- "What is it you call the tribune?" cries M. Bonaparte
  • Note that the maniple of the centurial tribune is now at eighty percent strength, hence this maniple is usually assigned to kitchen duties.
  • In one compartment of the tribune is the figure of the Emperor for more
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