Definition of Junto

1. Noun. A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue.

Exact synonyms: Cabal, Camarilla, Faction
Generic synonyms: Camp, Clique, Coterie, Ingroup, Inner Circle, Pack
Member holonyms: Cabalist



Definition of Junto

1. n. A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or politics; a number of men combined for party intrigue; a faction; a cabal; as, a junto of ministers; a junto of politicians.

Definition of Junto

1. Noun. (archaic form of junta) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Junto

1. a political faction [n -TOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Junto

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junkman
junkmen
junkpiles
junks
junkware
junky
junkyard
junkyard-dog
junkyards
junoite
junta
juntas
junto (current term)
juntocracy
juntoes
juntos
juonniite
jupati
jupati palm
jupatis
jupaty
jupe
juped
jupes
juping
jupiter
jupon

Literary usage of Junto

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1. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1821)
"The lords of the manors, or their officers, shall therefore remit as soon as possible to the junto, the lists of the persons of whom the magistrates or ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1778)
"This is the production of the ardent, indefatigable, and intrepid author of the junto, It is, like the refl of his pieces, ..."

3. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (1896)
"I drew up the proposals, got them put into form by our great scrivener, Brockden, and, by the help of my friends in the junto, procured fifty subscribers of ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1911)
"Samuel Dale, whose name was also at the end of the address, and Antis, who made one of the junto at Major Boyd's, shared a like fate in Northumberland. ..."

5. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1873)
"Have you met with any thing in the author you last read, remarkable or suitable to be communicated to the junto, particularly in history, morality, poetry, ..."

6. History of the United States of America: Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1908)
"The Adamses, father and son, gave this “Essex junto” a national notoriety, -which the conduct of its members a few years after enhanced ..."

7. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... usually with a seat in the cabinet.1 The quickness of perception that enabled the junto to Refusal of grasp the first principle of the new ministerial ..."

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