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Definition of "principate" []

  • The period of the early Roman Empire during which some characteristics of republican government were retained (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "principate" in a sentence
  • "... the kind of principate one has over slaves; ..."
  • "She was also a perpetual presence at his side in the popular anecdotes of his principate that made the rounds of Roman society long after his downfall."
  • "Heir to the Araldis principate, his father planned to rip Mira's talent from her and transfer it to Trin."