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  • adj. Pertaining to a Roman tribune.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to tribunes; befitting a tribune.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as tribunicial.


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From Latin tribunicius + an.


  • Imperator Caesar Vespasianus Augustus, holder of tribunician power, consul for the third time, pontifex maximns.

    Crusader Gold

  • Pompey was planning to seek the consulship on the platform of a full restoration of tribunician power.


  • Clodius, perceiving that Cicero would thus escape his tribunician authority, professed to be inclinable to a reconciliation, laid the greatest fault upon Terentia, made always a favorable mention of him, and addressed him with kind expressions, as one who felt no hatred or ill-will, but who merely wished to urge his complaints in

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • He also received both proconsular imperium and tribunician power.

    e. The High Empire

  • Augustus used his tribunician power to pass the lex Iulia de maritandis ordinibus, which regulated marriages between the various social orders, and the lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis (18?), which made adultery a crime.

    c. Augustus and the Principate

  • He and all subsequent emperors would number their reigns by tribunician years.

    c. Augustus and the Principate

  • And I can foresee a time when all of us might need tribunician laws.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • But because he was a Roman and an officer with junior tribunician status-and was the owner of many decorations for valor-the young man was offered two alternatives.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • Vergilius shrugged and sat down on the tribunician bench alongside Sertorius and the others.

    The Grass Crown

  • Drusus rose from the tribunician bench below the dais on which sat the consuls, the praetors and the curule aediles, and walked to his usual spot up by the great bronze doors, which — as on previous occasions — he had asked be shut.

    The Grass Crown


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