mag·​is·​tra·​ture ˈma-jə-ˌstrā-chər How to pronounce magistrature (audio)

Word History

First Known Use

1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of magistrature was in 1672

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“Magistrature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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