decurion definition

  • noun:
    • An officer in demand of ten men when you look at the military of old Rome.
    • A member of a municipal senate in ancient Rome who ran municipality.
    • An officer in control of ten males when you look at the old Roman army.
    • a part of town in old Rome.
    • A head or main over ten; particularly, an officer which commanded a division of ten troops.
    • An officer when you look at the Roman military which commanded a decury, or a body of ten soldiers.
    • Any leader or overseer of ten; particularly, a tithing-man.
    • In Roman record, an associate for the senate of a colony or of a municipality; a town-councilor.
    • a part of great council of an Italian town or city.

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