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1. tribune

noun. ['ˈtrɪbjuːn'] the apse of a Christian church that contains the bishop's throne.

Synonyms

  • apse

Etymology

  • tribunus (Latin)
  • tribus (Latin)

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2. tribune

noun. ['ˈtrɪbjuːn'] (ancient Rome) an official elected by the plebeians to protect their interests.

Synonyms

  • defender
  • guardian
  • protector

Etymology

  • tribunus (Latin)
  • tribus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word tribune


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, after Augustus took the power of the tribune for himself, the emperor became the representative of the people and the tribuneship became a substantially ceremonial position.

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