junta

Part of speech: noun

A Spanish or South - American legislative assembly or council.

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Usage examples "junta":

  1. Licences continued to be issued until 1967 when the Junta Colonels Papadopoulos and Patakos established the military dictatorship. - "The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View", Norman F. Joly.
  2. This prince convoked the grand junta, composed of two councillors of state, two members of each of the Councils of Castile, Aragon, Italy, the Indies, the military orders and the finances, and one of the king's secretaries. - "The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII.", Juan Antonio Llorente.
  3. O'Reilly pondered these thoughts briefly, then seized his hat and hastened down- town to the office of the Cuban Junta. - "Rainbow's End", Rex Beach.