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junto


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junto  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  junto 
  n  :  a  clique  that  seeks  power  usually  through  intrigue  [syn:  {cabal}, 
  {faction},  {junta},  {camarilla}] 




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