Definition of Plebeians

1. Noun. (plural of plebeian) ¹



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Definition of Plebeians

1. plebeian [n] - See also: plebeian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plebeians

plebbier
plebbiest
plebby
plebe
plebean
plebeian
plebeiance
plebeiances
plebeianism
plebeianisms
plebeianize
plebeianized
plebeianizes
plebeianizing
plebeianly
plebeians (current term)
plebes
plebian
plebians
plebicolist
plebicolists
plebification
plebifications
plebified
plebifies
plebify
plebiscitary
plebiscite
plebiscites
plebiscitum

Literary usage of Plebeians

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"The to patrician principle was established that patricians and plebeians were both citizens of the state, and equally eligible to the honours and dignities ..."

2. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In this manner alone could the plebeians develop their full strength and importance as a class, since all the advantages conferred by ancient tradition and ..."

3. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In this manner alone could the plebeians develop their full strength and importance as a class, since all the advantages conferred by ancient tradition and ..."

4. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1878)
"The Political Condition of the plebeians.—During uese struggles no action ... The social condition of the plebeians, on account of their long service in the ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"Tilt) plebeians, who had never recovered some of the rights conferred upon them by the constitution of Servius Tullius, began to show their Discontent; ..."

6. The Ancient City: A Study on the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece by Fustel de Coulanges, Willard Small (1901)
"The plebeians were not the clients; the historians of antiquity do not ... Livy, in one place, says, " The plebeians did not wish to take part in the ..."

7. The Ancient City: A Study on the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece by Fustel de Coulanges, Willard Small (1874)
"The plebeians. WE must now point out another element of the population, ... The plebeians were not the clients; the historians of antiquity do not confound ..."

8. The History of Rome by Wilhelm Ihne (1871)
"The to patrician principle was established that patricians and plebeians were both citizens of the state, and equally eligible to the honours and dignities ..."

9. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In this manner alone could the plebeians develop their full strength and importance as a class, since all the advantages conferred by ancient tradition and ..."

10. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"In this manner alone could the plebeians develop their full strength and importance as a class, since all the advantages conferred by ancient tradition and ..."

11. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1878)
"The Political Condition of the plebeians.—During uese struggles no action ... The social condition of the plebeians, on account of their long service in the ..."

12. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"Tilt) plebeians, who had never recovered some of the rights conferred upon them by the constitution of Servius Tullius, began to show their Discontent; ..."

13. The Ancient City: A Study on the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece by Fustel de Coulanges, Willard Small (1901)
"The plebeians were not the clients; the historians of antiquity do not ... Livy, in one place, says, " The plebeians did not wish to take part in the ..."

14. The Ancient City: A Study on the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece by Fustel de Coulanges, Willard Small (1874)
"The plebeians. WE must now point out another element of the population, ... The plebeians were not the clients; the historians of antiquity do not confound ..."

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