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comitia

[kuh-mish-ee-uh] /kəˈmɪʃ i ə/
noun, Roman History
1.
an assembly of the people convened to pass on laws, nominate magistrates, etc.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin, plural of comitium assembly, equivalent to com- com- + -it-, noun derivative of īre to go (cf. comes) + -ium -ium
Related forms
comitial
[kuh-mish-uh l] /kəˈmɪʃ əl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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comitia

/kəˈmɪʃɪə/
noun
1.
an ancient Roman assembly that elected officials and exercised judicial and legislative authority
Derived Forms
comitial (kəˈmɪʃəl) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin comitium assembly, from com- together + īre to go
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