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Meaning of JUNTO

Pronunciation:  'juntow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a clique that seeks power usually through intrigue
 

JUNTO is a 5 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: cabal, camarilla, faction, junta
 
 See Also: camp, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jun"to\, n.; pl. {Juntos}. [Sp. junto united. See
{Junta}.]
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.

      The puzzling sons of party next appeared, In dark
      cabals and mighty juntos met.            -- Thomson.

 

 

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