a term describing a three-member board or commission; triumvirate was first applied to the political alliance of Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, and Marcus Crassus, in 60 BCE, deemed the 'First Triumvirate'; the rule of the 'Second Triumvirate', Mark Antony, Octavius, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, b...
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[n] - a group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority
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A group of three men who ruled the empire in place of one emperor. There were two periods of Triumvirate. 60 BC with Pompey, Caesar, and Crassus, and 43 BC with Marcus Antonius, Octavian (Augustus) and Lepidus. The first one was unofficial in that it was part of plan by Caesar to take control of the...
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1. Government by three in coalition or association; the term of such a government. ... 2. A coalition or association of three in office or authority; especially, the union of three men who obtained the government of the Roman empire. ... Origin: L. Triumviratus: cf. F. Triumvirat. ... Source: Webste...
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noun a group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority
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• (n.) Government by three in coalition or association; the term of such a government. • (n.) A coalition or association of three in office or authority; especially, the union of three men who obtained the government of the Roman empire.
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in ancient Rome, a board of three officials. There were several types: Tresviri capitales, or tresviri nocturni, first instituted about 289 , ... [11 related articles]
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triumvirate 1. An office held by three men (triumvirs or triumviri) especially (in ancient Rome) one of several groups of joint magistrates chosen for various purposes, as for establishing colonies, revising the lists of knights, guarding against fires at night, etc. 2. One of three people sharing p...
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A triumvirate (from Latin, "of three men") is a political regime dominated by three powerful individuals, each a triumvir (pl. triumviri). The arrangement can be formal or informal, and though the three are usually equal on paper, in reality this is rarely the case. The term can also be used to des...
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Triumvirate (trīŭm'virit, –virāt") , in ancient Rome, ruling board or commission of three men. Triumvirates were common in the Roman republic. The First Triumvirate. was the alliance of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Marcus Licinius Crassus formed in 60 B.C. This was not ...
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1) A group of three men who ruled the empire in place of one emperor 2) Threesome 3) Triad 4) Trinity 5) Trio
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