praetorian cohort


: a picked body of troops that formed the guard of a praetor, or of a general in command of an army under the Roman republic
usually capitalized P : a cohort of the Praetorian Guard

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“Praetorian cohort.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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