Praetorian Guard love

Praetorian Guard

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The elite bodyguard of a Roman emperor, consisting of between 5,000 and 10,000 members.
  • noun A member of this bodyguard.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the elite bodyguard of a Roman Emperor in ancient Rome
  • noun a member of the Praetorian Guard

Etymologies

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

[Originally the bodyguard of a praetor or a general.]

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