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|a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives, and which has an elected or nominated president rather than a monarch.
|an extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress.
|a unit of 3,000–6,000 men in the ancient Roman army.
|an aristocrat or nobleman.
|an official appointed by a government to live in a foreign city and protect and promote the government's citizens and interests there.
|each of two ancient Roman magistrates ranking below consul.
|a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force.
|an artificial channel for conveying water, typically in the form of a bridge supported by tall columns across a valley.
|a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body
|a large landed estate or ranch in ancient Rome or more recently in Spain or Latin America, typically worked by slaves.
|(in ancient Rome) a group of three men holding power, in particular ( the First Triumvirate ) the unofficial coalition of Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus in 60 BC and ( the Second Triumvirate ) a coalition formed by Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian in 43
|the peace that existed between nationalities within the Roman Empire.
|a system of money in general use in a particular country.
|Checks and Balances
|counterbalancing influences by which an organization or system is regulated, typically those ensuring that political power is not concentrated in the hands of individuals or groups.