gonfalonier

[gon-fuh-luh-neer]
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noun

the bearer of a gonfalon.
a chief magistrate or some other elected official in any of several medieval Italian republics.

Origin of gonfalonier

1580–90; < French < Italian gonfaloniere. See gonfalon, -ier2
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gonfalonier

noun

the chief magistrate or other official of a medieval Italian republic, esp the bearer of the republic's gonfalon
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