"tribune" Definition

  1. n. An officer or magistrate chosen by the people, to protect them from the oppression of the patricians, or nobles, and to defend their liberties against any attempts that might be made upon them by the senate and consuls.
  2. n. Anciently, a bench or elevated place, from which speeches were delivered; in France, a kind of pulpit in the hall of the legislative assembly, where a member stands while making an address; any place occupied by a public orator.

More About tribune

Position in dictionary: 102729 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "tribune": 2
Words that end with "tribune": 1
Words that contain "tribune": 2
Next words in dictionary: tribuneship, tribunician, tribunitial, tribunitian, tribunitious, tributaries, tributariness, tributary, tribute, tributed
Previous words in dictionary: tribunate, tribunary, tribunal, tribulation, tribular, tribual, tribracteate, tribrach, tribometer, tribolet

English Dictionary Definition of tribune

Read all of this dictionary's definitions for the word "tribune" on this page. Also learn the word type, other words that start with, end with or contain this word, the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms. The historical definitions of the word "tribune" found on this page is taken from the 1913 edition of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.