Examples from the Web for triumvirate
Successful politicians seek to marry a triumvirate of charisma, certitude, and leadership.
Beyond this triumvirate I struggle to recall something or someone truly remarkable.
Leamington seems largely under subjection to that triumvirate of despots—the Butler, the Coachman and the Gardener.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
The first term of the triumvirate of Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus had expired at the close of the previous year.Horace|Theodore Martin
The Triumvirate, with Cæsar at its head, had finally trodden down all law; and yet every one was clamoring for legal rights!The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
Lepidus, aspiring to greater power, is deserted by his soldiers and ejected from the triumvirate.
An English writer of good taste has placed him in a triumvirate with Homer and Ariosto for power of narration.
British Dictionary definitions for triumvirate
- a board of three officials jointly responsible for some task
- the political alliance of Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey, formed in 60 bc (First Triumvirate)
- the coalition and joint rule of the Roman Empire by Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian, begun in 43 bc (Second Triumvirate)
Word Origin and History for triumvirate
1580s, from Latin triumviratus, from triumvir (see triumvir).