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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. 2017.
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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
  • In Rome the patrician families are called "Coscritti" in allusion to the patres conscripti or senators of the city.

    Rome Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker
  • 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)
  • In ancient Rome the members of the senate are the patres conscripti, the “Conscript fathers.”

  • Hasta Cæsaris, patres conscripti, multis improbis spem affert, et audaciam.

    Dealings With The Dead A Sexton of the Old School

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