EXAMPLES | noun the pen name of the unknown author of a series of letters published in a London newspaper (1769–72), attacking the British king and his ministers' abuse of royal prerogative in denying John Wilkes his seat in Parliament. Franciscus, 1589–1677, English philologist, born in Germany.
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Examples from the Web for junius Historical Examples of junius Junius derided the court, "where," he said, "prayers are morality and kneeling is religion."
Well, take him out to the barn and you better get after
With a Postscript to the first essay on
Junius and his works.
Who was this “
Junius,” and what was this conspiracy to terrify him?
I repeat "my sanguine" expectations that "
Junius" will yet be "unearthed." British Dictionary definitions for junius noun pen name of the anonymous author of a series of letters (1769–72) attacking the ministries of George III of England: now generally believed to have been written by Sir Philip Francis
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Word Origin and History for junius
masc. proper name, from Latin
Junius, name of a Roman gens. The pseudonym of the author of a famous series of letters in the "Public Advertiser" from 1768-1772.
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