Tribune in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Tribune

an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests

Examples of Tribune in a sentence

As a military tribune, the commander was elected by the Romans to protect their city-states from invasion.  🔊

Because he was appointed by the people to protect their interests, the tribune negotiated with the patrician class to give the plebs more political pull.  🔊

The tribune of Athens had the power to veto decisions of the magistrate and bring any unethical judges to justice.  🔊

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