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1576, in the meaning defined at sense 1
Late Latin praesidialis, from Latin praesidium garrison, from praesid-, praeses guard, governor, from praesidēre
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“Presidial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presidial. Accessed 28 May. 2020.
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