Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various two-man executive boards in the Roman Republic.
  • n. A regime or partnership of two persons.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several branches of the executive in Republican Rome controlled by two people.
  • n. A group of two officials; a union or coalition of two people.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The union of two men in the same office; or the office, dignity, or government of two men thus associated, as in ancient Rome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The union of two men in the same office, or the office, dignity, or government of two men thus associated, as in ancient Rome.

Etymologies

From Latin duumvirātus. (Wiktionary)

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