Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a triumvir or a triumvirate.

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Examples

  • The seal of Rome affixed, plus my own triumviral seal.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Pollio and Maecenas had rearranged triumviral boundaries more sensibly, an act which should have completely freed Antony to lead his armies.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Triumvirs would not be necessary, consular candidates could put up their names without triumviral approval, the Senate would reign supreme, the Assemblies meet regularly.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Octavian deprived him of his triumviral powers but spared his life.

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  • But you are mistaken, good Rabbi Abhu; and the very phrase made use of in this case refutes you; for the expression which is brought in, "To the elders of the city," signifies the triumviral bench; and the phrase, "at the gate," signifies the bench of twenty-three; for the chief council never at in the gate.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • "Although in the triumviral court all things are not expected there which are requisite in the Sanhedrim, yet is it necessary, that in every one of that court there should be this sevenfold qualification; prudence, gentleness, piety, hatred of mammon, love of truth, that they be beloved themselves, and of good report."

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • This, however, he lost by the triumviral proscriptions, [9] excepting a poor remnant of his estate near Pedum which, small as it was, seems to have sufficed for his moderate wants.

    The History of Roman Literature From the earliest period to the death of Marcus Aurelius

  • The heartache of losing his triumviral status wasn’t nearly as painful to Lepidus as his exile from the city of Rome, so when he had a visit from Octavian and heard what he had to do in order to move back into the Domus Publica, he agreed without hesitation to elevate Octavia and Livia Drusilla to Vestal Virgin rank.

    Antony and Cleopatra

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