minus latium

noun mi·nus la·ti·um \¦mī(ˌ)nu̇ˈslätēˌu̇m\

Definition of minus latium

  1. :  the right of Roman citizenship conferred upon the holder of a magistracy in a territorial unit (as a colony) outside Rome but applying only to the magistrate himself as an individual and not to his children and other relatives — compare jus latii, majus latium

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Origin and Etymology of minus latium

Latin, literally, lesser Latium, from minus smaller, lesser (neuter of minor) + Latium, ancient country of Italy


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