from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An ancient Roman official, appointed to be the chief administrator of a province after serving his term of office as praetor.
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- n. A magistrate of ancient Rome who governed a province after serving as a praetor in Rome.
Latin prōpraetor : prō-, for; see pro-1 + praetor, praetor; see praetor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Latin prōpraetor. (Wiktionary)