comitia


co·mi·tia

noun \kə-ˈmi-sh(ē-)ə\
plural comitia

Definition of COMITIA

:  any of several public assemblies of the people in ancient Rome for legislative, judicial, and electoral purposes
co·mi·tial \-ˈmi-shəl\ adjective

Origin of COMITIA

Latin, plural of comitium, from com- + -it- (akin to ire to go) — more at issue
First Known Use: 1600

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