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Definition of "magistracies" [magistracies]

  • Plural form of magistracy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "magistracies" in a sentence
  • "To cancel all debts, confiscate the property of the rich, and divide the magistracies and priesthoods among his followers."
  • "Each government was responsible for a territory with a specific number of towns or villages which were grouped together and controlled by magistracies."
  • "Citizenship was a privilege; magistracies were usually reserved for men; not everyone was allowed to serve in the army; the right to marry was restricted; not everybody was permitted to own land; certain professions were considered to be vulgar; and nearly every society had at least one class of people who were not their own masters."