comitia

[ kuh-mish-ee-uh ]
/ kəˈmɪʃ i ə /

noun Roman History.

an assembly of the people convened to pass on laws, nominate magistrates, etc.

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Origin of comitia

1615–25; <Latin, plural of comitium assembly, equivalent to com-com- + -it-, noun derivative of īre to go (cf. comes) + -ium-ium

OTHER WORDS FROM comitia

co·mi·tial [kuh-mish-uhl], /kəˈmɪʃ əl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for comitia

comitia
/ (kəˈmɪʃɪə) /

noun

an ancient Roman assembly that elected officials and exercised judicial and legislative authority

Derived forms of comitia

comitial (kəˈmɪʃəl), adjective

Word Origin for comitia

C17: from Latin comitium assembly, from com- together + īre to go
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