presidial

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adjective pre·sid·i·al \ pri-ˈsi-dē-əl , -ˈzi- \

Definition of presidial

1
[French présidial, from Middle French, alteration of presidal, from Late Latin praesidalis of a provincial governor, from Latin praesid-, praeses]
:provincial 1
2 :of, having, or constituting a garrison
3 :of or relating to a president

Origin and Etymology of presidial

Late Latin praesidialis, from Latin praesidium garrison, from praesid-, praeses guard, governor, from praesidēre


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