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Abbot of the People

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noun

  1. a high magistrate's title under the doge of independent Genoa

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Google previewPolitical dictionary [articles repr. from the penny cyclopaedia, ed. by G. Long]. (1845)

by George Long

The title of abbot has also been borne by the civil authorities in some places, especially among the Genoese, one of whose chief magistrates used to be called the Abbot of the People. Nor must we forget another application of the term which ...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal; and Embracing the Terms of Civil Administration, of Political Economy and Social Relations, and of All the More Important Statistical Departments of Finance and Commerce

The title of abbot has also been borne by the civil authorities in some places, especially among the Genoese, one of whose chief magistrates used to be called the Abbot of the People. Nor must we forget another application of the term which ...

Google previewA New Universal English Dictionary: or, a Compleat treasure of the English language, etc. [With plates.] (1759)

by William RIDER (A.B., of Jesus College, Oxford.)

It is likewise a title born by several magistrates; thus the chief magistrate among the Genoese, was called the abbot of the people. In the early days of the French monarchy, persons of the highest rank, who had no concern in the monastic life, ...

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