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comitia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Comitia  \Co*mi"ti*a\,  n.  pl  [L.]  (Rom.  Antiq.) 
  A  public  assembly  of  the  Roman  people  for  electing  officers 
  or  passing  laws. 
 
  Note:  There  were  three  kinds  of  comitia:  comitia  curiata  or 
  assembly  of  the  patricians,  who  voted  in  curi[ae]; 
  comitia  centuriata,  or  assembly  of  the  whole  Roman 
  people,  who  voted  by  centuries;  and  comitia  tributa,  or 
  assembly  of  the  plebeians  according  to  their  division 
  into  tribes.