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Word: patrician

Definition: noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian


Sentences Containing 'patrician'

"The Patrician" adopted its present format in 2003.
"The Patrician" is a regimental journal first published in May 1933.
A new hardtop named Pacific was added to the flagship Patrician series and all higher-end Packards sported a bored-out 359-cid engine.
Augusta Wainright Lockridge was a proud, arrogant, rather patrician woman with a haughty demeanor, an icily acerbic wit, and a fiery temper.
But once you've got over its peculiar patrician tones and bitty structure, there's much to enjoy – not least the changing frocks and haircuts and wallpapers."
By this institution, a plebeian joined the family of a patrician (in a legal sense) and could close contracts by mediation of his patrician "pater familias".
Cincinnatus was regarded by the Romans, especially the aristocratic patrician class, as one of the heroes of early Rome and as a model of Roman virtue and simplicity.
Due to the village's function as a religious center and the power of a local patrician family, "de Mont", Vella grew to be the most powerful village in the valley.
Faesch, also spelled Fesch, is a prominent Swiss, French, Belgian, Corsican and Italian noble family, originally a patrician family of Basel.
Francesco Erizzo was born into the House of Erizzo, a patrician family from Istria.
He is said to have been a Roman patrician and priest, and is mentioned with distinction in Latin martyrologies.
In 1953, "The Patrician" started publishing again, as a semestrial paper, until 1960 when it became annual because of financial restraints.
It was delivered by a certain patrician named Sabinianus, who was being appointed "magister utriusque militae" ("master of both forces", i.e. cavalry and infantry) for Hispania by the emperor.
Originally a patrician house of Wawrzyniec Reffus, it was built 1651-1656.
Ours was a full-blooded screenplay, combining adventure and excitement with what we considered some respectable poetry in the love story between the patrician English girl and the young Mohican brave. Above all we painted an authentic picture of colonel American in the eighteenth century.
Patrician was used for the four-door top of the line sedans, Four Hundred was used for the hardtop coupes, and Caribbean was used for the convertible and hardtop vinyl-roof two-door hardtop models.
Sales were slower by 1953, despite Packard's push to recapture the luxury market with such limited edition luxury models as the Caribbean convertible and the Patrician 400 Sedan, and the Derham custom formal sedan, In 1954, Packard stylist Richard A. Teague was called upon by Nance to redesign the 1955 model.
Scaurus was born in a patrician family, although impoverished.
Several members of the family were elevated to the rank of Patrician (senior Roman official) of Provence during the 6th century.
The Comitia Tributa elected the Quaestors (financial magistrates) and the patrician Curule Aedile.
The complaint had sometimes made itself audible, even in that deaf city and dumb age, that, in the narrow streets without footways, the fierce patrician custom of hard driving endangered and maimed the mere vulgar in a barbarous manner.
The family intermarried for centuries with other prominent patrician families.
The last Packard-designed vehicle, a Patrician 4-door sedan, rolled off the assembly line on June 25, 1956.
The majority of nuns were unmarried daughters of Lüneburg patrician families who joined the convent with large household staff and so increased the numbers living at the convent.
The Patrician was now the top-shelf Packard, replacing the Custom Eight line.
The patrician's aristocracy had elaborate dinners, with parties and wines and a variety of comestibles.
This would link the townland name of Killegland - meaning Declan's Church - to pre-Patrician settlement in the area.
Upmarket 300 and Patrician 400 models rode a wheelbase.
Villa Cornaro is a patrician villa in Piombino Dese, about 30 km northwest of Venice, Italy.
We articled clerks, as germs of the patrician order of proctors, were treated with so much consideration, that I was almost my own master at all times.
Yet, in spite of this, nowhere in all America will you find more patrician-like houses; parks and gardens more opulent, than in New Bedford.
`Major Cavalcanti, a worthy patrician of Lucca, a descendant of the Cavalcanti of Florence,'''continued Monte Cristo, reading aloud,''`possessing an income of half a million.'''

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