res publica

noun
res pu·​bli·​ca | \ ˈrās-ˈpü-bli-ˌkä How to pronounce res publica (audio) \

Definition of res publica

First Known Use of res publica

circa 1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for res publica

Latin — more at republic

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“Res publica.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/res%20publica. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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