Usually Prae·to·ri·um . the palace of a provincial governor or of the consul or emperor.
Often Prae·to·ri·um . the tent or building occupied by the general or commanding officer in a military camp.
a large, imposing official building or residence.
- Sometimes pre·to·ri·um .
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How to use praetorium in a sentence
Principia or, as it is often (though perhaps less correctly) styled by moderns, praetorium.
The prefect of the praetorium was determined to satisfy the soldiers, regardless altogether of the feelings of the provincials.
It was early, and they themselves didn't enter into the praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.
praetorium: the Roman governor's residence and office building, and those who work there.
In the middle of a Roman fortress was the praetorium or general's quarters.Cheshire | Charles E. Kelsey