Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to a proconsul or his position or authority: as, proconsular rule.
  • Under the government of a proconsul: as, a proconsular province.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining of a proconsul.
  • adjective Under the government of a proconsul.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to a proconsul, or the office thereof.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or typical of a proconsul

Etymologies

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From Latin prōcōnsulāris.

Examples

  • As best we can reconstruct it, the Senate and People of Rome agreed to award Crassus a special command against Spartacus, with virtually unlimited power what the Romans called proconsular imperium, even though he was a private citizen.

    The Spartacus War

  • As best we can reconstruct it, the Senate and People of Rome agreed to award Crassus a special command against Spartacus, with virtually unlimited power what the Romans called proconsular imperium, even though he was a private citizen.

    The Spartacus War

  • As best we can reconstruct it, the Senate and People of Rome agreed to award Crassus a special command against Spartacus, with virtually unlimited power what the Romans called proconsular imperium, even though he was a private citizen.

    The Spartacus War

  • As best we can reconstruct it, the Senate and People of Rome agreed to award Crassus a special command against Spartacus, with virtually unlimited power what the Romans called proconsular imperium, even though he was a private citizen.

    The Spartacus War

  • Suleimani's networks of agents, collaborators, military advisers, client militias, and secret informers give him a degree of power that is difficult to gauge, but it often seems proconsular: "I, Qassem Suleimani," his text read, like an emperor's decree.

    The Sandman Cometh

  • Germanicus enjoyed a meteoric rise through the political and military ranks, earning appointment to the consulship in AD 12 at the precocious age of twenty-six and subsequently the proconsular command of legions stationed in Gaul and Germany.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • The British proconsular class were for the most part not Orientalists at all.

    East is East

  • The British proconsular class were for the most part not Orientalists at all.

    East is East

  • The British proconsular class were for the most part not Orientalists at all.

    East is East

  • To think that this unhappy boy should have been so corrupted by you as to read aloud in the proconsular court, before a man of such lofty character as Claudius Maximus, a letter from his mother, which he chooses to regard as amatory, and in the presence of the statues of the emperor Pius to accuse his mother of yielding to a shameful passion and reproach her with her amours?

    The Defense

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