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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junta  \Jun"ta\,  n.;  pl  {Juntas}.  [Sp.,  fr  L.  junctus  joined, 
  p.  p.  of  jungere  to  join  See  {Join},  and  cf  {Junto}.] 
  A  council;  a  convention;  a  tribunal;  an  assembly;  esp.,  the 
  grand  council  of  state  in  Spain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  junta 
  n  :  a  clique  that  seeks  power  usually  through  intrigue  [syn:  {cabal}, 
  {faction},  {junto},  {camarilla}] 




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