comitia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin comitium, assembly

Noun[edit]

comitia ‎(plural comitia)

  1. (historical) A popular legislative assembly in ancient Rome

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the plural of comitium

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Noun[edit]

comitia n pl ‎(genitive comitiōrum); second declension

  1. A Roman assembly for elections.

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References[edit]

  • comitia in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • comitia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • COMITIA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • comitia in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to hold a meeting of the people: comitia habere
    • meetings for the election of officers: comitia magistratibus creandis
  • comitia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • comitia” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • comitia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin