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Usage examples for titular

  1. The titular queen was Maacah, who was represented as a daughter of Absalom. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  2. On every occasion in the Gentleman's Magazine, when compelled to notice this illustrious imposition, he always struck out his own name, and muffled himself up under his titular office of " The Director!" – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  3. The Turkia have thirty- six septs, some with Rajput names and others territorial or titular. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  4. He's the only Cardinal I've ever heard of, who takes practical charge of his titular church. – The Cardinal's Snuff-Box by Henry Harland
  5. The nagar- seth, or Lord Mayor, of Ahmedabad, is the titular head of all the guilds, and presides over a central council which has jurisdiction of matters of common interest. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  6. " I find the conceit admirable," said he, " yet you will perish so sure as this city is Rovigo and a titular fief of my mistress's master." – Little Novels of Italy Madonna Of The Peach-Tree, Ippolita In The Hills, The Duchess Of Nona, Messer Cino And The Live Coal, The Judgment Of Borso by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  7. He had far better have remained content with his titular dignity; for, in seeking to resume the reins of power which he had once let fall, he only received another lesson from Jan Steenbock, teaching him that a placid man was not necessarily one who would quietly put up with insult and rough treatment, and proving that the tables of life are frequently turned in fact as they sometimes are in figure of speech! – The Island Treasure by John Conroy Hutcheson
  8. Part of the palace of the titular cardinal of S. Cesareo remains in the adjoining garden, with an interesting loggia of c. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  9. Emmanuel might be titular sovereign of all Mansoul, if Diabolus might keep the administration of part of it. – Bunyan by James Anthony Froude
  10. None of them, probably, when they first assembled had any high opinion of their titular head. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  11. Upon the titular government regaining power, a second payment of these dues was demanded. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  12. They had won the practical victory, such as it was, Parliament, with all its flaming rhetoric, only the titular victory. – The Framework of Home Rule by Erskine Childers
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