Definition of "junto" []

  • A small, usually secret group united for a common interest. (noun)

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Use "junto" in a sentence
  • "He was partial to a matchup zone he called junto, Spanish for “togetherness,” a term he picked up while teaching summer clinics in Puerto Rico."
  • "he called junto: Phil Grose, “Clemson Destroys N.C. State, 67–46,” Charlotte Observer, March 2, 1962."
  • "De Foe represented the Whiggism, not of the great 'junto' or aristocratic ring, but of the dissenters and tradesmen whose prejudices the junto had to turn to account."