\sˌɛntəmvˈi͡əɹi], \sˌɛntəmvˈiəɹi], \s_ˌɛ_n_t_ə_m_v_ˈiə_ɹ_i]\
Definitions of CENTUMVIRI
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1856 - A Law Dictionary
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Civil law. the citizens of Rome were distributed into thirty-five tribes, and three persons out of each tribe were elected judges, who were called centumviri, although they were one hundred and five in number. They were distributed into four different tribunals, but in certain causes called centumvirales causas, the judgments of the four tribunals were necessary. Vicat,.ad verb.; 3 Bl. Com. 315.
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