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

Usage examples (30)
  • Macrobius who held, among other high offices, the proconsulship of
  • What did he say at the time, or since, about the disaster that was L. Paul "Jerry" Bremer's proconsulship?
  • Near the beginning of his proconsulship, Bremer was essentially reporting to Donald Rumsfeld and co. in the Pentagon.
  • As consul, he cannot be made to answer for any action until his consulship and any proconsulship which follows are over and he is once more a privatus. for more
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