Definition of Presidia

1. Noun. (plural of presidium) ¹



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Definition of Presidia

1. presidium [n] - See also: presidium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Presidia

presidence
presidencies
presidency
presidential
presidential palace
presidential term
presidentiality
presidentially
presidentialness
presidents
presidentship
presidentships
presider
presiders
presides
presidia (current term)
presidial
presidiary
presiding
presiding officer
presidio
presidios
presidium
presidiums
presift
presifted
presifting
presifts
presignal
presignaled

Literary usage of Presidia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An impartial history of Ireland, from the period of the English invasion to by Dennis Taaffe (1811)
"clan to submit to the restraint of presidia) discipline, considered by them an imprisonment. The castle fell again into the hands of the English, ..."

2. A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of the by Alexander Mansfield Burrill (1851)
"... among friends ; out of court ; with out litigation. Ca.lv. Lex. INTRA presidia. Lat. Within the defences. ..."

3. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Compiled edited by Royal Geographical Society Great Britain (1856)
"... a village of Bavaria, circle of Upper Franconia, presidia! of ... a town of Bavaria, in the circle of Lower Franconia, presidia! and 5 m. ..."

4. Reports of Criminal Law Cases Decided at the City-Hall of the City of New by Jacob D. Wheeler (1825)
"Vessel of war, so equipped, are illegal, aborigine, and no prizes they make will be legal as to the offended power, if brought infra presidia. ..."

5. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe by Richard Felix Staar (1982)
"Executive organs called presidia are responsible to the next higher echelon, with the provincial level presidia subordinated in turn to the Council of ..."

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