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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The position of a provincial governor of consular rank in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

Usage examples (27)
  • Thus his proconsulate is perhaps the purest and most honorable passage in his life.
  • Afar, half hidden in lingering twilight, Jerusalem of the Herodian kings and the Roman proconsulate crouched on its hills.
  • Julius Caesar decided he didn't want to be criminally prosecuted at the end of his proconsulate, so he simply overthrew the whole kit and caboodle and became a dictator.
  • I granted him this request also and gave him a letter with which he set off to Carthage, where Lollianus Avitus, the term of his proconsulate having neariy expired, was... for more
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