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praetorian

  
, pretorian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to a praetor  
      n  
2    a person holding praetorian rank; a praetor or ex-praetor  


Praetorian   , Pretorian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the Praetorian Guard  
2    sometimes not cap   resembling the Praetorian Guard, esp. with regard to corruption  
      n  
3    a member of the Praetorian Guard  
Praetorian Guard  
      n  
1    the bodyguard of the Roman emperors, noted for its political corruption, which existed from 27 b.c. to 312 a.d  
2    a member of this bodyguard  
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Praetorian   , Pretorian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to the Praetorian Guard  
2    sometimes not cap   resembling the Praetorian Guard, esp. with regard to corruption  
      n  
3    a member of the Praetorian Guard  


praetorian   , pretorian  
      adj  
1    of or relating to a praetor  
      n  
2    a person holding praetorian rank; a praetor or ex-praetor  
Praetorian Guard  
      n  
1    the bodyguard of the Roman emperors, noted for its political corruption, which existed from 27 b.c. to 312 a.d  
2    a member of this bodyguard  

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