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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Commotion; irregular action.

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Examples

  • A tumultus was a sudden outbreak of violence requiring an emergency response.

    The Spartacus War

  • CHAPTER THREE: THE PRAETORS a tumultus of slaves: Caesar, The Gallic War 1.40.6.

    The Spartacus War

  • Because they were responding to a tumultus (emergency), the Romans did not hold an ordinary levy of troops on the Campus Martius (Field of Mars) outside the city.

    The Spartacus War

  • Omnes urbanae res, omnia studia, omnis forensis laus et industria latet in tutela et praecidio bellicae virtutis, et simul atque increpuit suspicio tumultus, artes illico nostrae conticescunt.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Vulgus incolarum descensum esse per voraginem illam ad inferos persuasum habet: Inde cum pr鎙ia committuntur alibi in quacunque parte orbis terrarum aut c鎑es fiunt cruent� commoueri horrendos circumcirca tumultus & excitari clamores atque eiulatus ingentes long� experienti� didicerunt.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Vnde ver� foramen vel fenestra illa montana, per quam clamores, strepitus & tumultus apud antipodes, peri鎐os & ant鎐os factos exaudiremus?

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Vulgus incolarum descensum esse per voraginem illam ad inferos persuasum habet: Inde cum prælia committuntur alibi in quacunque parte orbis terrarum aut cædes fiunt cruentæ commoueri horrendos circumcirca tumultus & excitari clamores atque eiulatus ingentes longâ experientiâ didicerunt.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • Vnde verò foramen vel fenestra illa montana, per quam clamores, strepitus & tumultus apud antipodes, periæcos & antæcos factos exaudiremus?

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

  • * Ego nisi tumultus istos viderem, Christum in mundo esse non crederem: [5656] 1

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • * Ego nisi tumultus istos viderem, verbum Dei in mundo non esse dicerem.

    The Sermons of John Owen

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