Definitions

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

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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From Latin duumvirātus.

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  • How duo!

    April 6, 2011