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presidial

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adjective pre·sid·i·al \pri-ˈsi-dē-əl, -ˈzi-\

Definition of presidial

  1. 1 [French présidial, from Middle French, alteration of presidal, from Late Latin praesidalis of a provincial governor, from Latin praesid-, praeses] :  provincial 1

  2. 2 :  of, having, or constituting a garrison

  3. 3 :  of or relating to a president



Origin and Etymology of presidial

Late Latin praesidialis, from Latin praesidium garrison, from praesid-, praeses guard, governor, from praesidēre


First Known Use: 1611


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