- a group of unofficial or private advisers to a person of authority, especially a group much given to intrigues and secret plots; cabal; clique.
Origin of camarilla
Related Words for camarillaschool, crowd, club, company, camp, society, fraternity, clique, party, ring, class, clan, cabal, coterie, faction, posse, gang, mob, merger, partnership
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Historical Examples of camarilla
Such were the methods of the camarilla who were ruling Russia!The Minister of Evil
William Le Queux
Their creatures have worked their way into the cabinet and the camarilla.Tales from Blackwood
In either case the sovereignty of Ireland relapses into the hands of the permanent officials, that camarilla of Olympians.The Open Secret of Ireland
T. M. Kettle
Camarilla, kam-ar-il′a, n. a body of secret intriguers, esp.
But how can we shake off this Camarilla that shelters itself behind a forest of bayonets?Anarchism
E. V. Zenker
- a group of confidential advisers, esp formerly, to the Spanish kings; cabal