prefecture (c.1334)

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prefecture (c.1334)

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[ FEW: 9,293b praefectus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,404a prefecture; TL: 7,1717 prefecture; DEAF:  prefect (prefecture); DMF:  préfecture; TLF:  préfecture; OED:  prefecture n.; MED:  prefecture n.; DMLBS: 2401a praefectura ]


1hist.statusoccupationprefecture, office of senior magistrate or governor in ancient Rome
( c.1334; MS: s.xivm )  (Aelius Pertinax) plus de septant anz avoit fait la prefecture en Rome, et par conseil del senat fu comandé d’estre emperour  145.7
prefaire  prefect  prefection  prefectus 
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