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Definition of patricians

Patrician
Patrician Pa*tri"cian, n. [L. patricius: cf. F. patricien.] 1. (Rom. Antiq.) Originally, a member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the nobility. 2. A person of high birth; a nobleman. 3. One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore. [R.] --Colridge.

Meaning of patricians from wikipedia

- the patricians and the plebeians. The status of patricians gave them more political power than the plebeians. The relationship between the patricians and...
- Regiment of Patricians The Patrician, an annual publication of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry regiment Packard Patrician, a large luxury...
- into patricians and plebeians, or whether the clientes (dependents) of the patricians formed a third group. Certain gentes ("clans") were patrician, as...
- Bust No. 535 of the Torlonia collection, also called the Patrician Torlonia, is a marble bust, said to portray Marcus Porcius Cato Censorius. It is a...
- tradition and pressured by the Patricians, they co-opted five colleagues, two of whom were Patricians. Concerns that the Patricians would attempt to influence...
- including some that were seldom used by the patricians. However, several of the oldest and most noble patrician houses frequently used rare and unusual praenomina...
- rise to be included in the ranks of the patricians. By the second century BC, the divide between patricians and plebeians had lost most of its distinction...
- case, only male patricians could hold, or parti****te in elections for, most political offices. Often, as in Venice, non-patricians had almost no political...
- and gray [the Patricians' colors] need fear no professional football team." The news report proved prophetic. That season, the Patricians won eight games...
- Patrician IV is the first computer game from Gaming Minds Studios and part of the Patrician series. It is a game simulating trading, piracy, politics...
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