Definition of comitium
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1.
LEM
comitium, comitiī
of comitium
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. the Roman people in assembly, comitia curiata, of the patricians, held in the comitium, mainly to ratify or veto decrees of the senate
  2. later only for taking the auspices
  3. centuriata, the general assembly of the Roman people (usu. in the Campus Martius, instituted by Servius Tullius, and continued throughout the republic)
  4. tributa, usu. in the Forum, but for choosing magistrates often in the Campus Martius
  5. tribunicia, for electing tribunes of the plebs
  6. an election
Abbreviations
comitia ōrum, n plur. of comitium, the Roman people in assembly, comitia curiata, of the patricians, held in the comitium, mainly to ratify or veto decrees of the senate: comitia fierent regi creando, L.

— later only for taking the auspices, C.

—Centuriata, the general assembly of the Roman people (usu. in the Campus Martius, instituted by Servius Tullius, and continued throughout the republic): consularia, for electing consuls: edicere comitia consulibus creandis, L.

— Tributa, usu. in the Forum, but for choosing magistrates often in the Campus Martius, C., L.

—Tribunicia, for electing tribunes of the plebs, L.: quaestoria.

— An election: comitiis factis.
 
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