comitia

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noun co·mi·tia \kə-ˈmi-sh(ē-)ə\

Definition of comitia

plural

comitia

  1. :  any of several public assemblies of the people in ancient Rome for legislative, judicial, and electoral purposes

comitial

play \-ˈmi-shəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology 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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