coram populo

adverb (or adjective)
coram po·​pu·​lo | \ -¦pōpu̇ˌlō, -päp-, -p(y)əˌ- \
variants: or coram publico \ -​¦pu̇blēˌkō , -​pəb-​ , -​lə̇ˌ-​ \

Definition of coram populo

: in public I did not … tear my hair coram populo over my loss— Joseph Conrad

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History and Etymology for coram populo

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“Coram populo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coram%20populo. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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