plebeian

The political grouping, which appeared in 494 BC or 493 BC, which opposed the patrician organization of the state. Made up of rich and poor, patrons and clients, native Romans and foreigners (Latins, Sabines, etc.) who had come into the city. At first their sole point in common was their opposition to the privileges of the patricians. Subsequently …...

Plebeian

• (a.) Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng. • (n.) One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician. • (n.) One of the common people, or lower rank of men.Plebeian: words in the...
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plebeian

adjective of the common people of ancient Rome; `a plebeian magistrate`
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Plebeian

Ple·be'ian (ple*bē'y a n) adjective [ Latin plebeius , from plebs , plebis , the common people: confer French plébéien .] 1. Of or pertaining to the Roman plebs , or common people. 2. Of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; c...
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Plebeian

Ple·be'ian noun 1. One of the plebs , or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician . 2. One of the common people, or lower rank of men.
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plebeian

member of the general citizenry in ancient Rome as opposed to the privileged patrician class. The distinction was probably originally based on the ... [5 related articles]
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plebeian

of the common people or vulgar classes
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plebeian

one of the common people
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plebeian

Roman citizen who did not belong to the privileged class of the...
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plebeian

Roman citizen who did not belong to the privileged class of the patricians. During the 5th–4th centuries BC, plebeians waged a long struggle to win political and social equality with the patricians, eventually securing admission to the offices formerly reserved for patricians
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plebeian

[adj] - of the common people of ancient Rome 2. [n] - one of the common people
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