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ad patres

[ahd pah-tres; English ad pey-treez] /ɑd ˈpɑ trɛs; English æd ˈpeɪ triz/
adjective, Latin.
Origin of ad patres
literally, (having gone) to the fathers

patres conscripti

[pah-tres kohn-skrip-tee; English pey-treez kuh n-skrip-tahy, -tee, pah-, pa-] /ˈpɑ trɛs koʊnˈskrɪp ti; English ˈpeɪ triz kənˈskrɪp taɪ, -ti, ˈpɑ-, ˈpæ-/
plural noun, Latin. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • To judge by the general silence, no one wished to be one of the patres conscripti.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • The pitris (patres) or fathers are frequently referred to in the Veda.

    Two Old Faiths J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
  • So after this the whole senate was addressed by speakers as "patres, Conscripti."

  • The Smiths, the Browns, all the patres familias will be urged by the matres to go forth and take part in the contest.

  • In Rome the patrician families are called "Coscritti" in allusion to the patres conscripti or senators of the city.

    Rome Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • Against this atavism, against this bright and inalienable joy in life, the patres of Sainte-Barbe could do nothing.

    mile Verhaeren Stefan Zweig
  • And in the last place are patres patriae; which reign justly, and make the times good wherein they live.

    Essays Francis Bacon
  • Quorum progeniem vos, patres conscripti, nolite pati me nepotem Masinissae frustra a vobis auxilium petere.

    De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
  • Vestra beneficia mihi erepta sunt, patres conscripti, vos in mea injuria despecti estis.

    De Bello Catilinario et Jugurthino Caius Sallustii Crispi (Sallustius)
  • This touching avowal melted the patres familias of the jury, and Laluyé was condemned to imprisonment for one year.

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