Definition of Proconsuls

1. Noun. (plural of proconsul) ¹



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Definition of Proconsuls

1. proconsul [n] - See also: proconsul

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proconsuls

proclivity
proclivous
procoagulant
procoele
procoeles
procoelian
procoelians
procognitive
procollagen
procollagens
procompetitive
proconsul
proconsular
proconsulate
proconsulates
proconsuls (current term)
proconsulship
proconsulships
proconvertases
proconvertin
procrastinate
procrastinated
procrastinates
procrastinating
procrastination
procrastinations
procrastinative
procrastinator
procrastinators
procrastinatory

Literary usage of Proconsuls

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, John Bagnell Bury (1897)
"In this class the proconsuls of Asia, Achaia, and Africa claimed a pre-eminence, ... [The proconsuls of Asia and Africa had precedence of all the other ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"Of these, three were governed by proconsuls, thirty-seven by consulars, ... But they were all (excepting only the proconsuls) alike included in the class of ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. by Edward Gibbon (1811)
"Of these, three were governed by proconsuls, thirty-seven by consulars, ... But they were all (excepting , only the proconsuls) alike included in the class ..."

4. A History of the French Revolution by Henry Morse Stephens (1891)
"The provinces in 1792—The institution of deputies on mission—Its development—The increase of their power—The proconsuls and their system of government by ..."

5. The History of Roman Law from the Text of Ortolan's Histoire de la by Joseph-Louis-Elzéar Ortolan (1871)
"proconsuls. 228. At the period of its history when Rome had but a single enemy to contend with, a single army sufficed for its purpose, and two consuls were ..."

6. Roman Antiquities by Alexander Adam, John Richardson Major (1835)
"The provinces to which proconsuls were sent, ... They had the same badges of authority as the proconsuls had formerly ; but they had only a civil power ..."

7. Romæ Antiquæ Notitia: Or the Antiquities of Rome : in Two Parts ; to which by Basil Kennett (1822)
"THE chief of the provincial officers were the proconsuls. Whether the word ought to be written Proconsul, and declined, or Pro- consule, ..."

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