praetorium

noun
prae·​to·​ri·​um
variants: or less commonly pretorium \prēˈtōrēəm \
plural -s

Definition of praetorium 

1a : an ancient Roman general's tent in a camp

b : a council of war held in such a tent

2a : the official residence of an ancient Roman governor

b : a splendid countryseat or a palatial residence especially in ancient Rome

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History and Etymology for praetorium

Latin praetorium, from neuter of praetorius of a praetor

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