junto

Part of speech: noun

A faction; a cabal.

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Usage examples "junto":

  1. One by one the remaining Junto Ministers were replaced by Tories. - "Atalantis Major", Daniel Defoe.
  2. I will not except even the members of the Essex Junto; although for very different reasons; I, because he was warring against the liberty of his own country, and independence of others; they, because he was the enemy of England, the Pope, and the Inquisition. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.
  3. Some junto of wise men of the party would settle that he should be deposed. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.