Definition of Praetorium

1. Noun. The tent of an ancient Roman general.

Exact synonyms: Pretorium
Generic synonyms: Collapsible Shelter, Tent



Definition of Praetorium

1. Noun. (alternative form of pretorium) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Praetorium

praeterist
praeterists
praeteritio
praeterition
praetermit
praetermits
praetermitted
praetermitting
praeternature
praetexta
praetor
praetores
praetorial
praetorian
praetorians
praetorium (current term)
praetors
praetorship
praetorships
praevocalic
praezygapophyses
praezygapophysis
pragma
pragmalinguist
pragmalinguistic
pragmalinguists
pragmas
pragmatic
pragmatic sanction
pragmatical

Literary usage of Praetorium

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1. A Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Smith, John Mee Fuller (1893)
"The Latin word praetorium originally signified (see Smith's Diet, of Gr. S/ Rom. ... The site of Pilate's praetorium in Jerusalem has given rise to much ..."

2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1902)
"... to have been dedicated to the worship of Venus, and a large structure thought to have been the praetorium or official residence of the Roman Governor. ..."

3. The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical by John BRITTON, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris, Edward Wedlake Brayley (1803)
"... resembling a praetorium, is still apparent, on which, probably, the beacon was afterwards placed.*" The surrounding prospects, from this ridge, ..."

4. The Roman Forts on the Bar Hill, Dumbartonshire by George MacDonald, Alexander Park (1906)
"(a) The praetorium.—The praetorium—or, as it might perhaps more correctly be termed, the Principia l—occupied the usual position in the centre of the fort, ..."

5. The Governors of Moesia by Selatie Edgar Stout (1911)
"... of the praetorium were in office is May 28, 205. (6.228.) The name of Plautilla as the wife of Caracalla and an Augusta was inscribed in ..."

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