Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of a proconsul, or the term of his office.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The office jurisdiction of a proconsul, or the term of his office.
- n. the position of proconsul
- From Latin prōcōnsulātus (Wiktionary)
“Julius Caesar decided he didn't want to be criminally prosecuted at the end of his proconsulate, so he simply overthrew the whole kit and caboodle and became a dictator.”
“I granted him this request also and gave him a letter with which he set off to Carthage, where Lollianus Avitus, the term of his proconsulate having neariy expired, was awaiting your arrival, Maximus.”
“Afar, half hidden in lingering twilight, Jerusalem of the Herodian kings and the Roman proconsulate crouched on its hills.”
“Thus his proconsulate is perhaps the purest and most honorable passage in his life.”
“She has compared our mild and forbearing government with the savage proconsulate of Alva in the Netherlands!”
“The year now arrived in which the proconsulate of Asia or Africa must fall by lot upon Agricola;  and as Civica had lately been put to death, Agricola was not unprovided with a lesson, nor Domitian with an example.”
“ Suetonius relates that Civica Cerealis was put to death in his proconsulate of Asia, on the charge of meditating a revolt.”
“Mammæa, the mother of the new sovereign, surrounded her son with skilled helpers of proved value, and it was possibly due to her wisdom that Dio was first sent to manage the proconsulate of Africa, and, on his return, to govern the imperial provinces of Dalmatia and Upper”
Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6) An Historical Narrative Originally Composed in Greek during the Reigns of Septimius Severus, Geta and Caracalla, Macrinus, Elagabalus and Alexander Severus: and Now Presented in English Form
“The _Canopus_ was recalled from her station over the northern end of the continent and began sending down the proconsulate furnishings stowed aboard, including several hundred domestic robots.”
“For one thing, Lord Cromer had laid down his proconsulate in 1907 and had been succeeded by Sir Eldon Gorst.”
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