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tribune

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noun tri·bune \ ˈtri-ˌbyün , tri-ˈ \

Definition of tribune

1 :a Roman official under the monarchy and the republic with the function of protecting the plebeian citizen from arbitrary action by the patrician magistrates
2 :an unofficial defender of the rights of the individual

tribuneship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Origin and Etymology of tribune

Middle English, from Latin tribunus, from tribus tribe


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tribune

noun

Definition of tribune

:a dais or platform from which an assembly is addressed

Origin and Etymology of tribune

French, from Italian tribuna, from Latin tribunal



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