Definition of Duumviri

1. Noun. (plural of duumvir) ¹



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Definition of Duumviri

1. duumvir [n] - See also: duumvir

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Duumviri

duty-free
duty cycle
duty factor
duty of care
duty period
duty to warn
duty tour
dutybound
dutyfree
dutyless
duumvir
duumviral
duumvirate
duumvirates
duumviri (current term)
duumvirs
duvet
duvet covers
duvet day
duvetine
duvetines
duvets
duvetyn
duvetyne
duvetynes
duvetyns
dux
dux bellorum
duxelles

Literary usage of Duumviri

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1. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, Henry Jackson (1876)
"duumviri and Triumviri. THERE appear to be two forms in which these words are •written ... seem to be the usual forms in official documents, duumviri and ..."

2. Cicero: A Sketch of His Life and Works by Hannis Taylor, Mary Lillie Taylor Hunt (1916)
"... of the Roman constitution an attempt was made to indicate the nature of the criminal courts constituted by the king, such as Roman crim- the duumviri ..."

3. The Decline of the Roman Republic by George Long (1866)
"... which require a brief mention, the duumviri ... It is singular that only three cases are mentioned in our extant authorities of the duumviri ..."

4. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam, John Richardson Major (1835)
"That instead of duumviri for performing «acred rites, Decemviri should be chosen ; part from the patricians, and part from the plebeians, Liv. vi. ..."

5. Roman History: The Early Empire, from the Assassination of Julius Cæsar to by William Wolfe Capes (1895)
"... filled the place of the consuls or praetors of 1" ol d times> and were styled from their judicial functions duumviri juri ..."

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