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de•cem•vir



Pronunciation: (di-sem'vur), [key]
n.,
pl. -virs, -vi•riPronunciation: (-vu-rī"). [key]

1. a member of a permanent board or a special commission of ten members in ancient Rome, esp. the commission that drew up Rome's first code of law.
2. a member of any council or ruling body of ten.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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