Pretorium
Pretorium Pre*to"ri*um, n. [L. praetorium, fr. praetor.] 1. The general's tent in a Roman camp; hence, a council of war, because held in the general's tent. [1913 Webster]

2. The official residence of a governor of a province; hence, a place; a splendid country seat. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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